'Public' and 'Private' Playhouses in Renaissance England: The Politics of Publication

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"At the start of the seventeenth century a distinction emerged between 'public', outdoor, amphitheatre playhouses and 'private', indoor, hall venues. This book is the first sustained attempt to ask: why? Theatre historians have long acknowledged these terms, but have failed to attest to their variety and complexity. Assessing a range of evidence, from the start of the Elizabethan period to the beginning of the Restoration, the book overturns received scholarly wisdom to reach new insights into the politics of theatre ...

'Public' and 'Private' Playhouses in Renaissance England: The Politics of Publication 2015, Palgrave Pivot, London

ISBN-13: 9781137494917

2015 edition

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