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The Framing Text in Early Modern English Drama : 'Whining' Prologues and 'Armed' Epilogues

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Book News Annotation:

Schneider (U. of Manchester, England) examines the opening and closing addresses to the audience that bracketed many early modern English plays, dramatic elements that he is surprised to find little scholarship on. He considered matters of definition; prologos to prologue in classical drama; epilogue origins and Medieval framing texts; prologues, epilogues, and the dichotomized audience; prologues, epilogues, and the female spectator; and matters of custom. Over 100 pages of appendix cite prologues and epilogues up to 1660. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9781409410171
Subtitle:
'Whining' Prologues and 'Armed' Epilogues
Publisher:
Ashgate Pub Co
Subject:
Performing Arts : Theater - Playwriting
Subject:
Early modern and elizabethan, 1500-1600
Subject:
English drama
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
England
Subject:
Drama
Publication Date:
2011-07-31
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
SG
Language:
English

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