The Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance Drama by A. R. BraunmullerThe Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance Drama by A. R. Braunmuller

The Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance Drama

EditorA. R. Braunmuller, Michael Hattaway

Paperback | September 29, 2003

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This new edition of the Companion provides updated information about the principal theaters, playwrights and plays of the most important period of English drama, from 1580-1642. Revised essays are included in chapters on theaters, dramaturgy, political plays, heroic plays, burlesque, comedy, tragedy, and drama produced during the reign of Charles I. Their references have been updated and the substantial biographical and bibliographical section has been expanded. First Edition Hb (1990): 0-521-34657-6 First Edition Pb (1990): 0-521-38662-4
Title:The Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance DramaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:488 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.98 inPublished:September 29, 2003Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521527996

ISBN - 13:9780521527996


Table of Contents

Preface; A note on dates, references and quotations; Abbreviations; 1. Playhouses and players R. A. Foakes; 2. The arts of the dramatist A. R. Braunmuller; 3. Drama and society Michael Hattaway; 4. Private and occasional drama Martin Butler; 5. Political drama Margot Heinemann; 6. Romance and the heroic play Brian Gibbons; 7. Pastiche, burlesque, tragicomedy Lee Bliss; 8. Comedy Jill Levenson; 9. Tragedy Robert Watson; 10. Caroline drama James Bulman; Biographies and selected bibliography A. R. Braunmuller and Michael Hattaway; Chronological table.

Editorial Reviews

"In its newly revised form, this work solidifies its status as the best single-volume introduction to the non-Shakespearean English drama of the later Elizabethan, Jacobean, and Caroline periods."
- Sixteenth Century Journal, Arnold W. Preussner, Truman State University