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Three Seventeenth-Century Plays on Women and Performance
Author: Hero Chalmers

ISBN: 9780719063398
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 348
Published: 17 October 2011
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8 x 1.9
Description:
This is a ground-breaking edition of three seventeenth-century plays that all engage in diverse and exciting ways with questions of gender and performance. The collection, edited by three pioneering scholars of elite female culture and early modern drama, makes the texts of three much-discussed plays - John Fletcher's The Wild-Goose Chase, James Shirley's The Bird in a Cage and Margaret Cavendish's The Convent of Pleasure - available together in a full scholarly edition for the first time.

The Wild Goose Chase (1621) and The Bird in a Cage (1633) were both performed in the commercial London theatres in the Jacobean and Caroline periods respectively. The Convent of Pleasure (1668) is a so-called 'closet' drama, designed primarily for reading but drawing on a tradition of aristocratic theatricals. In this respect, the collection offers varied examples of theatrical practice and performance in the seventeenth century while also considering lines of interaction and influence between the writers and plays discussed. In a wide-ranging co-authored introduction to the volume, the editors explore the concerns of these playtexts...

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