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The Resource Professional playwrights : Massinger, Ford, Shirley & Brome, Ira Clark

Professional playwrights : Massinger, Ford, Shirley & Brome, Ira Clark

Label
Professional playwrights : Massinger, Ford, Shirley & Brome
Title
Professional playwrights
Title remainder
Massinger, Ford, Shirley & Brome
Statement of responsibility
Ira Clark
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The most neglected of the English Renaissance playwrights are the major Carolines -- Philip Massinger, John Ford, James Shirley, and Richard Brome. Writing in the 1620s and 1630s, always in the shadow of their great precursors, Shakespeare and Jonson, they have often been dubbed mere purveyors of slick, escapist sensationalism who avoided the great issues of their day and turned away from the impending breakdown of English society. Ira Clark's revisionist book shows us these dramatists and their time whole, particularly through analysis of their treatment of sociopolitical issues -- issues tha
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clark, Ira
Dewey number
822.409
Index
index present
LC call number
PR671
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Massinger, Philip
  • Ford, John
  • Shirley, James
  • Brome, Richard
  • English drama
  • Brome, Richard
  • Ford, John
  • Massinger, Philip
  • Shirley, James
  • DRAMA
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English drama
Label
Professional playwrights : Massinger, Ford, Shirley & Brome, Ira Clark
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 The Caroline Professionals; The Profession; A Perspective on the Professionals; A Sociopolitical Context; A Social and Family Context; Socialization; 2 Massinger's Tragicomedy of Reformation; The Disaffections of Massinger's Privileged Patrons; Social and Political Accommodation; The Art of Redemptive Conversion; Reflection and Reciprocity in THE PICTURE; 3 Ford's Tragedy of Ritual Suffering; The Gentility of John Ford; Political and Social Resignation; Ceremonial Style; Ritual Roles in THE BROKEN HEART
  • 4 Shirley's Social Comedy of Adaptation to DegreeShirley's Reverence for Degree; Degree's Prerogatives, Abuses, and Standards; The Clean Wit of Playful Conformity; Adapting Roles in HYDE PARK; 5 Brome's Comedy of Types and Inversions; The Revisionary Potential of Brome's Backgrounds; Political and Social Questioning; Satiric Parodies and Inversions; Generating Experimental Reform in THE ANTIPODES; Epilogue; Notes; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Control code
900345158
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813162416
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129d2th
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900345158
Label
Professional playwrights : Massinger, Ford, Shirley & Brome, Ira Clark
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 The Caroline Professionals; The Profession; A Perspective on the Professionals; A Sociopolitical Context; A Social and Family Context; Socialization; 2 Massinger's Tragicomedy of Reformation; The Disaffections of Massinger's Privileged Patrons; Social and Political Accommodation; The Art of Redemptive Conversion; Reflection and Reciprocity in THE PICTURE; 3 Ford's Tragedy of Ritual Suffering; The Gentility of John Ford; Political and Social Resignation; Ceremonial Style; Ritual Roles in THE BROKEN HEART
  • 4 Shirley's Social Comedy of Adaptation to DegreeShirley's Reverence for Degree; Degree's Prerogatives, Abuses, and Standards; The Clean Wit of Playful Conformity; Adapting Roles in HYDE PARK; 5 Brome's Comedy of Types and Inversions; The Revisionary Potential of Brome's Backgrounds; Political and Social Questioning; Satiric Parodies and Inversions; Generating Experimental Reform in THE ANTIPODES; Epilogue; Notes; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Control code
900345158
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813162416
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129d2th
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900345158

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