The theatre of civilized excess : new perspectives on Jacobean tragedy /

Jacobean tragedy is typically seen as translating a general dissatisfaction with the first Stuart monarch and his court into acts of calculated recklessness and cynical brutality. Drawing on theoretical influences from social history, psychoanalysis and the study of discourses, this innovative book...

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Main Author: Müller-Wood, Anja, 1969-
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2007.
Series:Costerus ; new ser., v. 169.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Relocating the Stage: Reflections on Early Modern Theatre Culture; 2 "All the Ill Man Can Invent": John Webster and His Duchess; 3 Look Who's Talking (Plainly): Dangerous Eloquence in The Atheist's Tragedy; 4 Memory, Mimesis and the Material: Chapman's Scene of Writing (The Law); 5 Theatrical Excess, Critical Practice: Women Beware Women and the Shaping of a Bourgeois Aesthetic; Bibliography; Index.