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Shakespeare, Patronage, and the Court

Richard Dutton

in Shakespeare, Court Dramatist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198777748
eISBN:
9780191823169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777748.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This chapter examines the symbiotic relationship between the court of Queen Elizabeth and the principal playing companies of the day, especially after the erection of purpose-built playhouses around ... More


Shakespeare and The Renaissance Stage

Edel Lamb

in The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635238
eISBN:
9780748652297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635238.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter reviews the multiple institutional influences on the original productions of Shakespeare's plays by the company for which he wrote throughout most of his career, the Lord Chamberlain's ... More


The Curtain Between the Theatre and the Globe

Bruce R. Smith

in The Key of Green: Passion and Perception in Renaissance Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226763781
eISBN:
9780226763811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226763811.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In April 1597, the Lord Chamberlain's Men lost their lease on the Theater in London. The Theater was the first permanent, purpose-built playhouse in Britain since Roman times. In December 1598, the ... More


Actions That a Man Might Play: Hamlet on Stage in 1599–1601

David Bevington

in Murder Most Foul: Hamlet Through the Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599103
eISBN:
9780191731501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599103.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Hamlet's original staging in the Globe Theatre, on the south bank of the Thames River, commanded the talents of the Lord Chamberlain's Men, with Richard Burbage, Augustine ... More


Play, parts and players

Robert Shaughnessy

in As You Like It

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719086939
eISBN:
9781526132192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086939.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Through close reading of the text of As You Like It, this chapter traces the early performance and publication history of the play, focusing in particular on the significance of the part system and ... More


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