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Dramatic Texts and Records of Britain

Dramatic Texts and Records of Britain: A Chronological Topography

  • Book Info
    Dramatic Texts and Records of Britain
    Book Description:

    In 1800 entries this valuable reference work covers texts and records of dramatic activity for about 400 sites in Britain from Roman times to 1558.

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-7409-7
    Subjects: Language & Literature

Table of Contents

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-vi)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. vii-viii)
  3. Introduction
    (pp. ix-xlii)

    1 This topographical guide to British dramatic texts and records up to the accession of Elizabeth 1 is less than a full descriptive calendar and more than a finding list. Each entry has four parts: (1) a reference number; (2) a date or chronological limits; (3) the name of a text; or the record of a dramatic representation or show, a playing place, a playwright, visits of acting troupes, an official act of control over playing, or other evidence relating to plays and their production; and (4) a brief bibliographical reference to the most reliable published editions of the text...

  4. Bibliographical Abbreviations
    (pp. xliii-lxvi)
    (pp. lxix-lxxi)
  6. [Illustrations]
    (pp. lxxii-cii)
  7. Chronological List of Dramatic Texts
    (pp. 3-32)
    (pp. 35-346)
  9. I An Index of Playing Companies to 1558
    (pp. 349-408)
  10. II An Index of Playwrights
    (pp. 409-428)
  11. III An Index of Playing Places and Buildings to 1558
    (pp. 429-460)
  12. IV Chronological List of Salient Dates and Entry Numbers
    (pp. 461-478)
  13. General Index
    (pp. 479-633)