3 edition of Early English plays found in the catalog.
Early English plays
Schweikert, Harry Christian
|Statement||edited by H.C. Schweikert ...|
|LC Classifications||PR1262 .S3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, , 845 p.|
|Number of Pages||845|
|LC Control Number||28003837|
Plays were often written in poetry; early plays were mainly in rhymed verse, though as time passed playwrights came to prefer unrhymed blank verse. Prose was also used in some plays, mostly for comedy. English Renaissance drama grew and developed until , when it suddenly stopped. Books shelved as english-literature: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, by George Orwell, Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, Jane Eyre by Charlotte.
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Early English Books Online (EEBO) is the definitive online collection of early printed works in English, and works printed in England, making digital copies of overtitles from before discoverable through an interface tailored for early modern scholars. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schweikert, Harry Christian, Early English plays.
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Comprised chiefly of individual editions of English stage plays issued between andthe Boston Public Library's collection of early English playbooks is extensive and diverse.
Numbering well over 1, items, the collection also includes masques, pageants, and other dramatic. Fair-booth burlesque and musical entertainment, the ancestors of the English music hall, flourished at the expense of legitimate English drama. By the early 19th century, few English dramas were being written, except for closet drama, plays intended to be presented privately rather.
Book Description. Covering a period of nearly 40 years’ work by the author this collection of essays in the Shifting Paradigms in Early English Drama Studies series brings the perspective of a Drama academic and practitioner of early English plays to the understanding of how medieval plays and Robin Hood games of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries were performed.
The essays are organized into three sections: "Early English Drama and Physical Space" examines the settings in which plays were acted; "Early English Drama and Social Space" juxtaposes the theater with such contemporary subcultures as the church, the city, and the court.4/5(1).
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DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks allows scholars and students to investigate the publishing, printing, and marketing of English Renaissance drama in ways not possible using any other print or electronic resource.
An easy-to-use and highly customizable search engine of every playbook produced in England, Scotland, and Ireland from the. Early Modern English or Early New English (sometimes abbreviated EModE, EMnE, or EME) is the stage of the English language from the beginning of the Tudor period to the English Interregnum and Restoration, or from the transition from Middle English, in the late 15th century, to the transition to Modern English, in the mid-to-late 17th century.
Before and after the accession of James I to the. From tothe Folger Shakespeare Library was awarded a $, grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to create A Digital Anthology of Early Modern English Drama.
A Digital Anthology is a hub for exploring data and eventually documentary editions of over four hundred extant printed English plays by Shakespeare’s contemporaries that were publicly performed between : Early English Drama: An Anthology (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities) (): Coldewey, John C.: BooksReviews: 1.
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Get this from a library. Early English drama: an anthology. [John C Coldewey;] -- "This collection of plays from late-medieval England includes a rich selection of noncycle plays and morality plays along with some of the better-known pageants from the cycle plays and some.
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In the 19th and early 20th century, school primers, including the McGuffey Readers, included small excerpts from the plays for recitation. Classroom editions of the plays appeared as English literature became a standard school subject.
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