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Author Howard, Jean E
Title Theater of a City : The Places of London Comedy, 1598-1642
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009
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Descript 1 online resource (285 pages)
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Note Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: Staging Commercial London: The Royal Exchange -- Chapter 2: Credit, Incarceration, and Performance: Staging London's Debtors' Prisons -- Chapter 3: (W)holesaling: Bawdy Houses and Whore Plots in the Drama's Staging of London -- Chapter 4: Ballrooms and Academies: Producing the Cosmopolitan Body in West End London -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Acknowledgments
Drawing on a wide range of plays, Theater of a City shows how the stage imaginatively shaped and responded to the changing face of early modern London
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Howard, Jean E. Theater of a City : The Places of London Comedy, 1598-1642 Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press,c2009 9780812220636
Subject Theater -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century.;Theater -- England -- London -- History -- 16th century.;Theaters -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century.;Theaters -- England -- London -- History -- 16th century.;English drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism
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