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Treading the Bawds: Actresses and Playwrights on the Late Stuart Stage

Gilli Bush-Bailey

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072505
eISBN:
9781781701935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072505.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book challenges the traditional boundaries that have separated the histories of the first actresses and the early female playwright, bringing the approaches of new histories and historiography ... More


“Hello Out There in TV Land”: Musical Agency in the Early Television Anthology Drama

Ron Rodman

in Tuning In: American Narrative Television Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195340242
eISBN:
9780199863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340242.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter examines the function of music as a veritable navigator through television “flow,” a term coined by Raymond Williams to describe the chain of texts (programs, commercials, station ... More


1797: Pennsylvania Friends' Yearly Meeting Memorial to the Congress of the United States

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0027
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting held in September 1797 presented to Congress a memorial touching on the situation in North Carolina. The memorial recalls the Continental Association that was adopted ... More


The First London Companies

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

The attraction of playing in London was by far the strongest influence on the playing companies, and the strongest factor determining their ... More


Lording it Over the Players

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

The main instruments of change in the years when the playing companies were first securing a foothold in London were the companies themselves, ... More


Settled Practices

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

The Privy Council’s settlement of two approved playing companies in two approved playhouses in 1594 was the first permanent foothold for the ... More


The Changes of 1603

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

Among the inferences that can be made from the hints thrown out by the Privy Council in the years after the great settlement of 1594, one of ... More


The Four Companies Under James

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

With the disappearance of the last of the boy companies and the recent merger of the two companies that were patronized by James’s younger ... More


From 1625 to 1642: Before the Revolution

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

The Caroline control of playing differed from the control system exercised by the Lord Chamberlain and the Master of the Revels under King ... More


The Early Elizabethan Companies: Berkeley’s, Essex’s, Rich’s, Lane’s, Clinton’s, Lincoln’s, Warwick’s, and Sussex’s

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

In the twenty years up to the formation of the Queen’s Men in 1583, a total of eleven adult playing companies performed at court in London. Of ... More


Leicester’s Men, 1559–1588

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

When the practice of self-advertisement by using one’s company to entertain the court became an established practice in the 1570s, Leicester’s ... More


The Queen’s Men, 1583–1603

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

There is no tangible evidence about what prompted the queen, or her agent, the Privy Council’s secretary Francis Walsingham, to set up the ... More


The Early Boy Companies: Westminster, Merchant Taylors’, and Eton Schools; Windsor Chapel, the Chapel Royal Children, and the First Paul’s Chapel Children

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

When the boy companies first started playing professionally for money in the 1570s, they had a long pedigree to support them. Choristers and boys ... More


The Lord Admiral’s/Prince’s/Palatine’s Men, 1576–1625

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

There is enough continuity of player membership and other kinds of cohesion to identify a single long-running company which might most easily ... More


Strange’s/Derby’s Men, 1564–1620, and Pembroke’s Men, 1591–1601

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

Too little is known about the involvement in playing of the Lancashire Stanleys, the earls of Derby, and especially about Lord Strange, ... More


Hunsdon’s/Chamberlain’s/King’s Men, 1594–1608

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

Henry Carey was evidently a supporter of plays and playing throughout his life. He worked closely with his son-in-law, Charles Howard, putting ... More


The Lesser Elizabethan Competitors: Oxford’s Hertford’s, and Chandos’s

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

Throughout the Elizabethan period, playing companies were struggling to get a secure place in the steep hierarchy of players with noble patrons. ... More


Worcester’s/Queen Anne’s/Revels Company, 1562–1625

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

The earls of Worcester ran a company or companies during the early years of Elizabeth’s reign. Edward Somerset, the fourth earl, was a rising ... More


The Later Paul’s Boys, 1599–1606

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

When the Paul’s Boys were brought back to life in 1599, London playing had been transformed. Regulation of playing was much tighter and quite ... More


The Blackfriars Boys, 1600–1613, and the King’s Revels Boys, 1607–1608

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

The company of boys that in 1600 found its playhouse in the Blackfriars venture which, four years previously, had been lost by the ... More


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