Literature and the Theater in Shakespeare's Day by Robert C. Evans
  

Literature and the Theater in Shakespeare's Day

Written by Robert C. Evans
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Part of the Backgrounds to Shakespeare Series

Synopsis

Literature and the Theater in Shakespeare's Day by Robert C. Evans

Literature and the Theater in Shakespeare's Day provides students with the background information they need to fully understand the conditions under which Shakespeare produced his masterpieces. Topics examined in this volume include The Globe Theater, the system of patronage that supported writers, and the important actors and playwrights of the time that influenced Shakespeare's writing. Coverage includes: -Major writers of Shakespeare's time, including Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Nashe, and Ben Jonson -The Globe and other London theaters -The system of patronage that supported writers -And much more.

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Format

Hardback
136 pages

Author

Robert C. Evans
More books by Robert C. Evans

Publisher

Checkmark Books an imprint of Facts On File Inc

Publication date

1st March 2012

ISBN

9781604135244


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