Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 October 2006

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719065446

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Domestic Life and Domestic Tragedy in Early Modern England

The Material Life of the Household

Catherine Richardson

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Discusses how the dynamics of the early modern house were represented on the stage
  • Essential reading for students of early modern drama concerned with its reception and staging, and for historians wanting to know more about the central significance of the household in early modern England
  • Explores how writers of domestic tragedies engaged the attitudes towards households to shape their representations of domesticity

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