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Staging Power in Tudor and Stuart English History Plays: History, Political Thought, and the Redefinition of Sovereignty

Kristin M.S. Bezio (University of Richmond, USA)
Format
Book
Published
Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate Publishing Limited ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Publishing Company, [2015]
Language
English
ISBN
9781472465115, 1472465113, 9781472465139, 147246513X, 1472465121, 9781472465122
Contents
  • Introduction: of parliaments and kings: the origins of monarchy and the sovereign-subject compact in the English Middle Ages (1400-1558)
  • The white rose and the red: the wars of the roses and the rise of absolutism in England (1400-1558)
  • The queen and the stage: the rise of popular theater in Elizabethan England (1558-1580)
  • Drama and the queen: early English history plays and the problem of succession (1580-1592)
  • Succession and the queen: English history plays and the uncertain future of the English monarchy (1593-1600)
  • The queen's councilors: censorship, courtly silence, and the secrets of the succession (1600-1603)
  • The heir and the spare: the Stuarts and the decline of historical drama (1603-1660).
Description
228 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-220) and index.
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