Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2018

192 Pages

5.55 x 8.5 inches

ISBN: 9781474419550

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Tragedies of the English Renaissance

An Introduction

Goran Stanivukovic and John H. Cameron

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Renaissance Dramatists

  • Plays and their authors are discussed alongside each other against the background of the socio-cultural and political conditions of their times
  • Shows the degree to which theatre history can be connected with other significant contextual factors and critical ideas in analysis of the tragedies of the English Renaissance
  • Reflects the latest scholarship of early modern theatre history (especially London theatres), the history of performance and acting and the print history of stage plays
  • Inspects the sub-genres associated with the form, such as revenge tragedy, historical tragedy, domestic tragedy, tragicomedy and closet drama