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Putting history to the question : power, politics, and society in English Renaissance drama.

  • Author

    Neill, Michael.,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    New York : Columbia University Press, 2000.

  • Subject

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

    Politics and literature Great Britain History 16th century

    Politics and literature Great Britain History 17th century

    Literature and society England History 16th century

    Literature and society England History 17th century

    English drama 17th century History and criticism

    Literature and history Great Britain History

    Power (Social sciences) in literature

    Renaissance England

    Political plays, English History and criticism

General note: Includes index. Includes Shakespeare, John Fletcher and Philip Massinger. Bibliography, etc. note: Bibliography. Formatted contents note: ch. 1: Servant obedience and master sins : Shakespeare and the bonds of service -- ch. 7: . "Ampitheatres in the body" : playing with hands on the Shakespearean stage -- ch. 8: Changing places in Othello -- ch. 9: "Unproper beds" : race, adultery and the hideous in Othello -- ch. 10: "Mulatto", "Blacks", and "Indian Moors" : Othello and early modern constructions of human difference -- ch. 13: Broken English and broken Irish : nation, language and the optic of power in Shakespeare's histories ch.14: "The exact map or discovery of human affairs" : Shakespeare and the plotting of history -- ch. 15: The world beyond : Shakespeare and the tropes of translation. UK-SuSCL