Essays on Dramatic Traditions: Challenges and Transmissions

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Mary Beth Rose
Northwestern University Press, 1989 - Literary Criticism - 238 pages
Renaissance Drama, an annual and interdisciplinary publication, is devoted to drama and performance as a central feature of Renaissance culture. The essays in each volume explore traditional canons of drama, the significance of performance (broadly construed) to early modern culture, and the impact of new forms of interpretation on the study of Renaissance plays, theater, and performance.
 

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Contents

LEAH S MARCUS Textual Indeterminacy and Ideological
1
Ideological
31
Madness
51
Cultural Conflict
77
JYOTSNA SINGH Renaissance Antitheatricality Antifeminism
99
Painted Ladies in Renaissance Drama and Society
123
JUDITH H ANDERSON But We Shall Teach the Lad Another
169
Characters Named
197
Notes on Contributors
237
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