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Author Walker, Greg, 1959-
Title The politics of performance in early Renaissance drama / Greg Walker.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Author Walker, Greg, 1959-
Subject Lindsay, David, active 1490-1555. Pleasant satyre of the thrie estaitis.
Heywood, John, 1497?-1580? -- Political and social views.
Udall, Nicholas, 1505-1556. Respublica.
Norton, Thomas, 1532-1584. Gorboduc.
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.
Theater -- Political aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
Political plays, English -- History and criticism.
Renaissance -- Scotland.
Renaissance -- England.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1485-1603.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 245 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Playing by the book : early Tudor drama and the printed text -- Household drama and the art of good counsel -- John Heywood and the politics of contentment -- Acting government : Sir David Lindsay's Ane satyre of the thrie estaitis -- Dramatic justice at the Marian court : Nicholas Udall's Respublica -- Strategies of courtship : the marital politics of Gorboduc.
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Summary Greg Walker provides a new account of the relationship between politics and drama in the turbulent period from the accession of Henry VIII to the reign of Elizabeth I. Building upon ideas first developed in Plays of Persuasion (1991), he focuses on political drama in both England and Scotland, exploring the complex relationships between politics, court culture and dramatic composition, performance and publication.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0511005113 (electronic bk.)
9780511005114 (electronic bk.)
0521563313 (hb)
9780521563314 (hb)
9780521029919 (paperback)
OCLC # 48139959
Additional Format Print version: Walker, Greg. Politics of performance in early Renaissance drama. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998 0521563313 (DLC) 97043342 (OCoLC)37878709

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