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Renaissance drama

This work 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, theatre, and performance.
Print Book, English, 2004
North Western University Press, Evanston, Ill., 2004
Criticism, interpretation, etc
220 pages ; 23 cm
9780810121997, 0810121999
Acts of Silence, Acts of Speech: How to Do Things with Othelio and Desdemona, by Harry Berger, Jr.; The Social Logic of Ben Jonson's Epicoene, by Adam Zucker; Performatives and Performativity: Ben Jonson Makes His Excuses, by James Loxley; Livery and its Discontents: ""Braving it"" in The Taming of the Shrew, by Amanda Bailey; See What Breeds About Her Heart...King Lear, Feminism and Performance, by Philippa Kelly; Shakespeare's Empty Plot: The Epicenotaph in Timon of Athens, by Robert Darcy; Marston, Collaboration, and Eastward Ho!, by Suzanne Gossett; Barbers and Barbary: Early Modern Cultural Semantics, by Patricia Parker