Staging the Renaissance : reinterpretations of Elizabethan and Jacobean drama /

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Other Authors: Kastan, David Scott.
Stallybrass, Peter.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Routledge, 1991.
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Table of Contents:
  • Civic rites, city sites
  • Playing and power
  • Censorship and interpretation
  • Theater of the idols
  • Boy actors, female roles, and Elizabethan eroticism
  • Women as spectators, spectacles, and paying customers
  • Sodomy and society : the cas of Christopher Marlowe
  • What is a text?
  • "The Very names of the persons" : editing and the invention of dramatick character
  • "Tragedies naturally performed" : the SPANISH TRAGEDY (c. 1587)
  • Will to absolute play : the JEW OF MALTA (c. 1589)
  • Subversion through transgression : DOCTOR FAUSTUS (c. 1592)
  • Alice Arden's crime : ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM (c. 1590)
  • Workshop and/as playhouse : the SHOEMAKER'S HOLIDAY (1599)
  • Ben Jonson and the publicke riot : BEN JONSON'S COMEDIES
  • City talk : EPICOENE (1609)
  • Pastimes and the purging of theater : BARTHOLOMEW FAIR (1614)
  • Reading the body and the Jacobean theater of consumption : the REVENGER'S TRAGEDY (1606)
  • Logic of the transvestite : the ROARING GIRL (1608)
  • Spectre of resistance : the TRAGEDY OF MARIAM (1613)
  • Italians and others : the WHITE DEVIL (1612). Incest and ideology : the DUCHESS OF MALFI (1614)
  • Beatrice-Joanna and the rhetoric of love : the CHANGELING (1622).