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Author Walker, Greg, 1959-

Title The politics of performance in early Renaissance drama / Greg Walker
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 245 pages)
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
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes 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. MiAaHDL
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Subject Heywood, John, 1497?-1580? -- Political and social views.
Lindsay, David, active 1490-1555. Pleasant satyre of the thrie estaitis.
Norton, Thomas, 1532-1584. Gorboduc.
Udall, Nicholas, 1505-1556. Respublica
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.
Political plays, English -- History and criticism.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
Renaissance -- England.
Renaissance -- Scotland.
Theater -- Political aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1485-1603.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511005113 (electronic bk.)
9780511005114 (electronic bk.)