Faber Pocket Guide to Elizabethan & Jacobean Drama PB

Faber Pocket Guide to Elizabethan & Jacobean Drama PB

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The Faber Pocket Guide to Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama Paperback – 16 Mar 2006

Paperback: 288 pages
ISBN-10: 0571214894
ISBN-13: 978-0571214891
Product Dimensions: 4.4 x 0.7 x 7 inches


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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