British Drama 1533-1642: A Catalogue : Volume IV: 1598-1602 Hardback
by Martin (Senior Scholar of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon) Wiggins, Catherine, PhD (Reader in Renaissance Studies, University of Kent) Richardson
Part of the British Drama 1533-1642: A Catalogue series
This is the fourth volume of a detailed play-by-play catalogue of drama written by English, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish authors during the 110 years between the English Reformation to the English Revolution, covering every known play, extant and lost, including some which have never before been identified. It is based on a complete, systematic survey of the whole of this body of work, presented in chronological order. Each entry contains comprehensive informationabout a single play: its various titles, authorship, and date; a summary of its plot, list of its roles, and details of the human and geographical world in which the fictional action takes place; a list of its sources, narrative and verbal, and a summary of its formal characteristics; details of itsstaging requirements; and an account of its early stage and textual history.
Volume IV covers the period during which dramatic satire emerged, as well as the opening of the original Globe theatre in London.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 488 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 14/08/2014
- Category: Plays, playscripts
- ISBN: 9780199265749