British Drama 1533-1642: A Catalogue: Volume 1: 1533-1566

Hardcover | December 8, 2011

byMartin Wiggins, Catherine Richardson

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This is the first volume of a detailed play-by-play catalogue of drama written by English, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish authors during the 110 years between the English Reformation and the English Revolution, covering every known play, extant and lost, including some of which have never beforebeen identified. It is based on a new, complete, and systematic survey of the whole of this body of work, presented in chronological order. Each entry contains comprehensive information about a single play: its various titles, authorship, and date; a summary of the plot, a list of roles, and detailsof the human and geographical world in which the fictional action takes place; a list of sources, narrative and verbal, and a summary of the formal characteristics; details of the staging requirements; and an account of the early stage and textual history.

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This is the first volume of a detailed play-by-play catalogue of drama written by English, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish authors during the 110 years between the English Reformation and the English Revolution, covering every known play, extant and lost, including some of which have never beforebeen identified. It is based on a new, comple...

Martin Wiggins is Senior Lecturer and Fellow, and Tutor for Research at The Shakespeare Institute at the University of Birmingham. From 1987-1990 he held a Junior Research Fellowship at Keble College. He has also taught at the University of Reading, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, London, and The Roehampton Institute. His res...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:552 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.98 inPublished:December 8, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199265712

ISBN - 13:9780199265718

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PrefaceIntroductionAbbreviationsList of EntriesBritish Drama, 1533-1566Supplementary List: Pre-Catalogue Plays Printed or Transcribed During the Years 1533-1642Index of PersonsIndex of PlacesIndex of Plays