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Title:
The profession of dramatist in Shakespeare's time, 1590-1642.
Author:
Bentley, Gerald Eades, 1901-1994.
Publication Information:
[Princeton, N.J.] : Princeton University Press, 1971.
Physical Description:
ix, 329 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780691062051
Format :
Book

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Central Library PN151 .B54 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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Summary


Gerald Eades Bentley assembles and analyzes the extant theatrical materials of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. His discussion of the working conditions of professional dramatists like Thomas Heywood, John Fletcher, and Philip Massinger as well as William Shakespeare rounds out the fascinating picture of the professionalism that developed in the great days of Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre.


Originally published in 1972.


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