Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 August 2011

250 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719085642

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The Stukeley Plays

'The Battle of Alcazar' by George Peele and 'The Famous History of the Life and Death of Captain Tho

Charles Edelman

Published by Manchester University Press

Revels Plays Companion Library MUP

  • The first modern-spelling, annotated edition of the two plays in which the notorious Thomas Stukeley is a major character
  • Features an extensive introduction discussing the plays' authorship, their many textual problems, and what they reveal about Elizabethan performance practices
  • Challenges traditional assumptions that these plays are unperformable, and shows them to be worthwhile and fascinating examples from the most exciting age in theatre history
  • Features full textual commentary