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Renaissance revivals

city comedy and revenge tragedy in the London theatre, 1576-1980

by Wendy Griswold

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London,
  • London.
    • Subjects:
    • Theater -- England -- London -- History.,
    • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.,
    • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- Adaptations -- History and criticism.,
    • English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism.,
    • English drama -- 17th century -- Adaptations -- History and criticism.,
    • Literature and society -- England -- London.,
    • City and town life in literature.,
    • Renaissance -- England -- London.,
    • Revenge in literature.,
    • Tragedy.,
    • Comedy.,
    • London (England) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWendy Griswold.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2596.L6 G78 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 288 p. :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2714136M
      ISBN 100226309231
      LC Control Number86007059

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