History, Religion, and Violence: Cultural Contexts for Medieval and Renaissance English Drama

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Professor Davidson is concerned here to chart public theatrical display as a barometer of developments in the English Middle Ages and Renaissance. This book brings together twelve previously published articles on historical and religious aspects of the early English theatre as well as an original essay on Marlowe s Doctor Faustus and the Papacy. Other essays on Renaissance drama focus on Shakespeare against the background of the political and religious crosscurrents of the time. The treatment of medieval drama is dealt with ...

History, Religion, and Violence: Cultural Contexts for Medieval and Renaissance English Drama 2002, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780860788829

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