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Playing the globe : genre and geography in English Renaissance drama / edited by John Gillies and Virginia Mason Vaughan.

  • Author

    Gillies, John

    Vaughan, Virginia Mason

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Madison : London : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Associated University Presses, c1998.

  • Subject

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

    Geography in literature

    English drama 17th century History and criticism

    Geographical discoveries in literature

    English drama Foreign influences

    Geographical myths in literature

    Space and time in literature

    Renaissance England

    Literary form

Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Contents: The mental maps of English Renaissance drama / Virginia Mason Vaughan -- Elizabethan drama and the cartographizations of space / John Gillies -- Gelded continents and plenteous rivers / Bruce Avery -- A room not one's own / Rhonda Lemke Sanford-- Genre and geography / Linda McJannet -- Shakespeare's Greek world / Sara Hanna -- Britain and the great beyond / Richmond Barbour -- Slave-born Muscovites / John Michael Archer -- Strange outlandish wealth / Barbara Sebek -- Marlowe, the Timur myth, andthe motives of geography / John Gillies -- The "strange" geographies of Cymbeline / Glenn Clark -- Domains of victory / Anthony Miller.