Carnival and Theater (Routledge Revivals): Plebian Culture by Michael D. Bristol

By Michael D. Bristol

In this identify, first released in 1985, Michael Bristol attracts on a number of theoretical and important traditions to review the character and function of theatre as a social establishment: on Marxism, and its revisions within the paintings of Mikhail Bakhtin; at the theories of Emile Durkheim and their variations within the paintings of Victor Turner; and at the historical past of social lifestyles and fabric tradition as practiced by way of the Annales institution. This invaluable paintings is a vital contribution to literary feedback, theatre reviews and social historical past and has specific value for students attracted to the dramatic literature of Elizabethan England.

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