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The Resource Acting companies and their plays in Shakespeare's London, Siobhan Keenan

Acting companies and their plays in Shakespeare's London, Siobhan Keenan

Label
Acting companies and their plays in Shakespeare's London
Title
Acting companies and their plays in Shakespeare's London
Statement of responsibility
Siobhan Keenan
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Renaissance Acting Companies and their Plays explores the intimate and dynamic relationship between acting companies and playwrights in this seminal era in English theatre history. Siobhan Keenan's analysis includes chapters on the traditions and workings of contemporary acting companies, playwriting practices, stages and staging, audiences and patrons, each illustrated with detailed case studies of individual acting companies and their plays, including troupes such as Lady Elizabeth's players, 'Beeston's Boys' and the King's Men and works by Shakespeare, Jonson, Middleton, Brome and Heywood. We are accustomed to focusing on individual playwrights: Renaissance Acting Companies and their Plays makes the case that we also need to think about the companies for which dramatists wrote and with whose members they collaborated, if we wish to better understand the dramas of the English Renaissance stage"--
  • "Renaissance Acting Companies and their Plays explores the intimate and dynamic relationship between acting companies and playwrights in this seminal era in English theatre history. Siobhan Keenan's analysis includes chapters on the traditions and workings of contemporary acting companies, playwriting practices, stages and staging, audiences and patrons, each illustrated with detailed case studies of individual acting companies and their plays, including troupes such as Lady Elizabeth's players, 'Beeston's Boys' and the King's Men and works by Shakespeare, Jonson, Middleton, Brome and Heywood. "--
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DLC
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1973-
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Keenan, Siobhan
Dewey number
792.09421/09031
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2589
LC item number
.K44 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Arden Shakespeare
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  • Theatrical companies
  • Theatrical companies
  • Theater
  • Theater
  • Repertory theater
  • Repertory theater
  • Literature and society
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / History & Criticism
  • Literature and society
  • Repertory theater
  • Theater
  • Theatrical companies
  • England
  • England
Label
Acting companies and their plays in Shakespeare's London, Siobhan Keenan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-256) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The acting companies -- 2. Playwrights and playwriting -- 3. Stages and staging -- 4. Audiences -- 5. Patrons and patronage -- Epilogue
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781408146637
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013047974
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn860754096
  • (OCoLC)860754096
Label
Acting companies and their plays in Shakespeare's London, Siobhan Keenan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-256) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The acting companies -- 2. Playwrights and playwriting -- 3. Stages and staging -- 4. Audiences -- 5. Patrons and patronage -- Epilogue
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781408146637
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013047974
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn860754096
  • (OCoLC)860754096

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