Journals Higher Education

$29.95

Paperback

Published: 30 November 2011

348 Pages | 1 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719063398


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Three Seventeenth-Century Plays on Women and Performance

Hero Chalmers, Julie Sanders, and Sophie Tomlinson

Published by Manchester University Press

Revels Plays Companion Library MUP

  • Brings together three much-discussed seventeenth-century plays in an accessible and scholarly edition for the first time, allowing for comparative and contextual studies
  • A substantial co-authored introduction addresses questions of elite female culture in the early modern period and the emergence of the professional female actor
  • All three editors have an established reputation in the field of seventeenth-century scholarship, and have produced pioneering work on elite female culture and the stage
  • Offers varied examples of theatrical practice and performance while also considering lines of interaction and influence between the writers and plays discussed
  • Offers varied examples of theatrical practice and performance while also considering lines of interaction and influence between the writers and plays discussed
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