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Schneider, Brian W
The framing text in early modern English drama : 'whining' prologues and 'armed' epilogues / by Brian W. Schneider
Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PR658.P68 S36 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism
English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism
Prologues and epilogues -- History and criticism
Theater -- England -- History
Drama -- Technique
Physical Description 320 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-309) and index
Contents Introduction: Matters of viewpoint -- Matters of definition -- 'Prologus' to prologue in classical drama -- Epilogue origins and medieval framing texts -- 'Sit, see and hear': prologues, epilogues and the dichotomised audience -- 'Ladies, take your places': prologues, epilogues and the female spectator -- The framing text, matters of custom -- Conclusion: Identifying the framing text
Series Studies in performance and early modern drama

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