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Plotting early modern London : new essays on Jacobean city comedy / edited by Dieter Mehl, Angela Stock, Anne-Julia Zwierlein.

  • Author

    Mehl, Dieter.,

    Stock, Angela.,

    Zwierlein, Anne-Julia.,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Aldershot, Hants, England : Ashgate, c2004.

  • Subject

    English drama 17th century History and criticism

    English drama (Comedy) History and criticism

    City and town life in literature

    London (England) In literature.

Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-228) and index. Formatted contents note: Middletonian families / Alan Brissenden -- Doolitle's Father(s) : Master Merrythought in The knight of the burning pestle / Matthias Bauer -- Crises of credit : monetary and erotic economies in the Jacobean theatre / Richard Waswo -- Shipwrecks in the city : commercial risk as romance in early modern city comedy / Anne-Julia Zwierlein -- Patterns of audience involvement at the Blackfriars Theatre in the early seventeenth century : some moments in Marston's The Dutch courtesan /David Crane -- "Within the compass of the city walls" : allegiances in plays for and about the city / Andrew Gurr -- "Something done in honour of the city" : ritual, theatre and satire in Jacobean civic pageantry / Angela Stock -- "Thou art damned for alt'ring thy religion : the double coding of conversion in city comedy / Alizon Brunning -- The London prodigal as Jacobean city comedy / Dieter Mehl -- What city, friends, is this? / Ruth Morse -- Rewriting city comedy through time and cultures : The taming of the shrew - Padua to London to Padua U.S. / Robyn Bolam -- Hamlet in 2000 : Michael Almeryda's [Almereyda's] city comedy / Deborah Cartmell.