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Solo Performances: Staging the Early Modern Self in England

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Solo Performances: Staging the Early Modern Self in England - Berns, Ute
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In this volume an international cast of scholars explores conceptions of the self in the literature and culture of the Early Modern England. Drawing on theories of performativity and performance, some contributors revisit monological speech and the soliloquy - that quintessential solo performance - on the stage of Marlowe, Shakespeare and Jonson. Other authors move beyond the theatre as they investigate solo performances in different cultural locations, from the public stage of the pillory to the mental stage of the writing ...

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Solo Performances: Staging the Early Modern Self in England 2010, Brill/Rodopi

ISBN-13: 9789042029521

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