Domestic Life and Domestic Tragedy in Early Modern England: by Catherine Richardson

By Catherine Richardson

In a theatre which self-consciously cultivated its audiences' mind's eye, how and what did playgoers 'see' at the degree? This e-book reconstructs one point of that inventive approach. It considers quite a number published and documentary facts - the bulk formerly unpublished - for a way usual contributors considered their homes and families. It then explores how writers of family tragedies engaged these attitudes to form their representations of domesticity. It hence deals a brand new approach for knowing theatrical representations, established round a very interdisciplinary examine of the interplay among literary and historic methods.

The performs she cites comprise Arden of Faversham, Lamentable Tragedies, a lady Killed With Kindness, and A Yorkshire Tragedy.

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