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Representing the professions : administration, law, and theater in early modern England / Edward Gieskes.

  • Author

    Gieskes, Edward, 1968-,

  • Date published

    2006

  • Publisher

    Newark : University of Delaware Press, c2006.

  • Subject

    English drama Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 History and criticism

    English drama 17th century History and criticism

    Professions in literature

    Literature History and criticism Theory, etc

    Professions England History 16th century

    Professions England History 17th century

    Lawyers in literature

Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-358 ) and index. Formatted contents note: "To sound the depths of what thou wilt profess" : the professions in early modern England -- "I mean to learn" : status and service in the history plays -- "This! why it outfrowns ink!" : social conflict and the legal profession -- "The art of revels hath a settled place in the city" : the revels, civic drama, and the theater professions -- "Honesty and vulgar praise" : the poet's war and the literary field -- Conclusions : professions, literary history, and the function of criticism.