"If Then the World a Theatre Present ..." : Revisions of the Theatrum Mundi Metaphor in Early Modern England.

To picture the world as a theatre has been a common procedure since antiquity. In early modernity, however, the theatrum mundi became a particularly prominent metaphor, especially in England where it was used by playwrights as well as by theologians opposed to the professional theatre. This volume e...

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Main Author: Quiring, Björn
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin : De Gruyter, 2014.
Series:Pluralisierung & Autorität.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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