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The Faber Pocket Guide to Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama By Edited by Simon Trussler

The Faber Pocket Guide to Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama
by Edited by Simon Trussler

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From Ben Jonson's The Alchemist to the anonymous A Yorkshire Tragedy, from Thomas Dekker's The Shoemakers' Holiday to John Ford's 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, this essential guide provides clear and lively information on 34 great Elizabethan and Jacobean plays.
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The Faber Pocket Guide to Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama by Edited by Simon Trussler

From Ben Jonson's The Alchemist to the anonymous A Yorkshire Tragedy, from Thomas Dekker's The Shoemakers' Holiday to John Ford's 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, this essential guide provides clear and lively information on 34 great Elizabethan and Jacobean plays. Each chapter includes information on the play's source, the story, the author, the historical context and the world of the play, as well as a section on the playwright's craft and the play's performance history. This book is for anyone wishing to understand this fascinating and fertile period in British drama, and will be invaluable for students of Shakespeare seeking a fuller understanding of the exciting theatrical times in which he wrote.

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The Faber Pocket Guide to Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama Reviews


"'Simon Trussler is the very best of guides to the riches of early modern drama, telling us so much about the plays' contexts and their significance, their craft and their power, and reminding us just how exciting these plays are on stage.' Professor Peter Holland"

About Edited by Simon Trussler


Simon Trussler is co-editor of New Theatre Quarterly and author or editor of numerous books on drama and theatre, including Shakespearean Concepts (1989) and the award-winning Cambridge Illustrated History of British Theatre (1993). Formerly Reader in Drama in the University of London, he is now Professor and Senior Research Fellow at Rose Bruford College.

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GOR003207713
The Faber Pocket Guide to Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama by Edited by Simon Trussler
Edited by Simon Trussler
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2006-03-16
288
0571214894
9780571214891
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