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Introduction to English Renaissance Comedy
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Manchester Univ Pr
Publication date August 1, 1999
Pages 186
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780719049644
ISBN-10 0719049644
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.75 by 9 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
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Published in Great Britain
Original list price $69.95
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This book provides a comprehensive introduction to Elizabethan, Jacobean and Caroline comedy, covering both public and private theatres, emphasizing the eclectic, experimental nature of this comedy--its departures from the mainstream New Comedy tradition and its searching, witty analysis of social and personal relations in court, city and country. In his close analysis of some of the richest comedies of the period, Alexander Leggatt makes some unexpected connections between them. The reader is given a comprehensive picture of English comedy in one of its most creative periods.


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Hardcover
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from Manchester Univ Pr (August 1, 1999)
9780719049644 | details & prices | 186 pages | 5.75 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $69.95
About: This book provides a comprehensive introduction to Elizabethan, Jacobean and Caroline comedy, covering both public and private theatres, emphasizing the eclectic, experimental nature of this comedy--its departures from the mainstream New Comedy tradition and its searching, witty analysis of social and personal relations in court, city and country.
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from Manchester Univ Pr (August 1, 1999)
9780719049651 | details & prices | 186 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $20.95
About: Introduction to English Renaissance comedy explores the interconnected themes of politics, magic and sex in a number of representative comedies by Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

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