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Published: 04 August 2020

336 Pages | 21 Illustrations


ISBN: 9780198858805

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Stages of Loss

The English Comedians and their Reception

George Oppitz-Trotman

  • A history of English actors travelling and performing abroad in early modern Europe
  • Combines extensive archival research with acute argumentation and sets the development of European professional theatre in entirely new contexts
  • Closely investigates connections between contemporary appreciation of early modern performance and its later description in scholarship
  • Situates the development of dramatic structure in an unprecedented range of cultural, economic, and social contexts linked by travel