Performing Environments

Site-Specificity in Medieval and Early Modern English Drama

Editors: Bennett, S., Polito, M. (Eds.)

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This ground-breaking collection explores the assumptions behind and practices for performance implicit in the manuscripts and playtexts of the medieval and early modern eras, focusing on work which engages with performance-oriented research.

About the authors

Patricia Badir, University of British Columbia, Canada Susan Bennett, Univeristy of Calgary, Canada Susan Crover, University of British Columbia, Canada Elisabeth Dutton, University of Fribourg, Switzerland Jim Ellis, University of Calgary, Canada Helen Ostovich, McMaster University, Canada Mary Polito, University of Calgary, Canada Vimala C. Pasupathi, Hofstra University, USA Joseph Rodriguez, University of Iowa, USA Julie Sanders, University of Nottingham, UK Amy Scott, McGill University, Canada Kim Solga, Queen Mary University of London, UK Kevin Teo, Nagoya University, Japan Clare Wright, University of Kent, UK

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"This impressive volume makes an important contribution to critical work on memory, history, and performing environments in the medieval and early modern periods. The studies interrogate the volume's theme from a range of perspectives, engaging a variety of different genres and media in illuminating ways." - Jill Stevenson, Marymount Manhattan College, USA


Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Thinking Site: An Introduction

    Pages 1-13

    Bennett, Susan (et al.)

  • ‘The whole past, the whole time’: Untimely Matter and the Playing Spaces of York

    Pages 17-35

    Badir, Patricia

  • John Heywood, Henry and Hampton Court Palace

    Pages 36-55

    Dutton, Elisabeth

  • Playing The Changeling Architecturally

    Pages 56-76

    Solga, Kim

  • Performing Folk at Kenilworth

    Pages 79-99

    Ellis, Jim

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Performing Environments
Book Subtitle
Site-Specificity in Medieval and Early Modern English Drama
Editors
  • S. Bennett
  • M. Polito
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-32017-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137320179
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-32016-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45765-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 271
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