London In Early Modern English Drama: Representing the Built Environment

Hardcover | April 4, 2008

byD. Grantley

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This book explores the changing representation on the early modern stage of the built environment of London. It covers a period in which the city underwent rapid growth to become the country's first metropolis, and it examines how the urban environment becomes part of the frame of reference of the drama that is set there.

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This book explores the changing representation on the early modern stage of the built environment of London. It covers a period in which the city underwent rapid growth to become the country's first metropolis, and it examines how the urban environment becomes part of the frame of reference of the drama that is set there.

DARRYLL GRANTLEY teaches in the School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts at the University of Kent, UK,with research interests that extend across both the late medieval and early modern periods. He has written and edited several books with a particular focus on theatre in social and cultural history.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:April 4, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230554296

ISBN - 13:9780230554290

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements * Map of Early Modern London * Introduction * The Pre-Commercial Theatre Interlude Drama * Late Elizabethan Drama * Jacobean Drama * Caroline Drama * Conclusion * Bibliography * Index