Farnham : Ashgate, 2012.
Kings and rulers in literature
Disguise in literature
English drama Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 History and criticism
Literature and society England History 16th century
Literature and society England History 17th century
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Characters Kings and rulers.
Marston, John, 1575?-1634 Characters Kings and rulers.
Middleton, Thomas, d. 1627 Characters Kings and rulers.
Sharpham, Edward, 1576-1608 Characters Kings and rulers.
Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Summary, etc: The disguised ruler motif evolved in the 1580s, emerging from medieval folklore and balladry, Tudor Chronicle history and European tragicomedy and had become a dangerously voyeuristic political entity by the time James assumed the throne.