Shakespeare by Stages: An Historical Introduction
Copyright © 2003 Arthur F. Kinney
Author(s): Arthur F. Kinney
Published Online: 21 APR 2008
Print ISBN: 9780631224686
Online ISBN: 9780470775813
About this Book
In this engaging text, Arthur Kinney introduces students to Shakespeare's plays in the context of Elizabethan and Jacobean theater.
- Introduces students to Shakespeare's plays in the context of Elizabethan and Jacobean theater.
- Focuses on the material conditions of playing and of playgoing.
- Covers venues, audiences, actors, society, government and regulation.
- Each topic is considered in relation to a selection of Shakespeare's plays.
- Shows students how the plays and the context in which they were produced illuminate one another.