In this scholarly and entertaining book, first published in 1987, the author tells the story of Jacobean private theatre. Most of the best plays written after 1610, including Shakespeare s late plays such as "The Tempest, "were written for the new breed of private playhouses small, roofed and designed for an aristocratic, literary audience, as opposed to the larger, open-air houses such as the Globe and the Red Bull, catering for a popular, lowbrow audience. The author discusses the polarisation of taste and the effect it ...

Jacobean Private Theatre 2017, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138236530


Jacobean Private Theatre 1987, Routledge & Kegan Paul Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780710210173

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