Staging England in the Elizabethan History Play
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Ralf Hertel
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-01 - Publisher: Routledge

Applying current political theory on nationhood as well as methods established by recent performance studies, this study sheds new light on the role the public theatre played in the rise of English national identity around 1600. It situates selected history plays by Shakespeare and Marlowe in the context of non-fictional
Publishing the History Play in the Time of Shakespeare
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Amy Lidster
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-17 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Showing how overlooked publication agents constructed and read early modern history plays, this book fundamentally re-evaluates the genre.
Telltale Women
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Allison Machlis Meyer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Telltale Women fundamentally reimagines the relationship between the history play and its source material as an intertextual one, presenting evidence for a new narrative about how—and why—these genres disparately chronicle the histories of royal women. Allison Machlis Meyer challenges established perceptions of source study, historiography, and the staging of gender
The Shakespeare Play as Poem
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: S. Viswanathan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1980-11-20 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A balanced critique of the reading of Shakespeare's plays as dramatic poems.
Shakespeare and the Staging of English History
Language: en
Pages: 150
Authors: Janette Dillon
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-05 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book is a study of what we can learn about Shakespeare's English history plays through the kind of staging he scripted for them. By breaking scenes down into stage pictures and 'units of action', the book makes visible the building blocks of Shakespeare's script and leads the reader towards