Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 April 2013

416 Pages | 19 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719090127

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Pageantry and power

A cultural history of the early modern Lord Mayor's Show 1585-1639

Tracey Hill

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Winner of the 2011 David Bevington Award for the Best New Book in Early Drama Studies
  • First in-depth cultural history of the Lord Mayor's Show, and first full literary study of the Lord Mayor's Show as a genre since 1971
  • Provides new insights into the culture and history of London in Shakespeare's time and beyond, an area of considerable recent scholarly activity and popular appeal
  • Includes comprehensive accounts of the Shows and is thus an invaluable resource for scholars in various fields of study
  • Enhances and contributes a fuller estimation of the literary careers of various important writers, such as Ben Jonson, Thomas Heywood, Thomas Middleton, John Webster, Thomas Dekker, John Taylor and Anthony Munday