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Patronage, puritanism and playing: travelling players in Elizabethan and Stuart Maldon, Essex
This essay looks at travelling players' visits to the Essex town of Maldon. It explores what the history of these visits in the Elizabethan and Stuart eras reveals about attitudes to drama in the community during this ...
Reading Christopher Marlowe’s Edward II: the example of John Newdigate in 1601
This article discusses a summary of Christopher Marlowe's play, 'Edward II', that appears in the papers of John Newdigate II, based on his reading of the play in print. It relates Newdigate's reading of the play to his ...
Spectator and spectacle: royal entertainments at the universities in the 1560s
(Oxford University Press, 2007)
Travelling players in Shakespeare’s England
(Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002)
This work offers the first book-length study of travelling players in Shakespearean England. The introduction, which offers an overview of travelling traditions and customs, is followed by chapters on some of the most ...