Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 October 2012

160 Pages

7.8 x 5.0 inches

ISBN: 9780719088056

Bookseller Code (06)


Leah Scragg and John Lyly

Published by Manchester University Press

Revels Student Editions MUP

  • 1 Of Lyly's eight comedies, Galatea is the most accessible to the twenty-first century theatre-goer and student
  • 2 John Lyly occupies a unique position in the history of the English stage, being the most popular writer in England in the Elizabethan period
  • 3 This edition, based on the bestselling full Revels Plays volume, is the first student-orientated single volume edition to be published in five hundred years
  • 4 The Lylian corpus in general, and Galatea in particular, had a profound influence on the work of Shakespeare, and is central to the study of sixteenth century culture
  • 5 There will be performances of the play at The Globe Theatre and a number of other events

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