Drama and Resistance: Bodies, Goods, and Theatricality in Late Medieval England

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Provides a cultural and historical context for medieval popular drama. In Drama and Resistance, Claire Sponsler explores the intertwined histories of bodily subjectivity, commodity culture, and theatricality in late medieval England. In a fascinating consideration of popular drama in the period from 1350 to 1520, she argues that many types of performances during this time represented cultural evasions of the imposition of disciplinary power. The medieval theater was a social site where resistance, masked from the full ...

Drama and Resistance: Bodies, Goods, and Theatricality in Late Medieval England 1997, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816629275

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Drama and Resistance: Bodies, Goods, and Theatricality in Late Medieval England 1997, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816629268

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