Prologues to Shakespeare's theatre : performance and liminality in early modern drama

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Full title: Prologues to Shakespeare's theatre : performance and liminality in early modern drama / Douglas Bruster and Robert Weimann.
Main author: Bruster, Douglas.
Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete.
, ProQuest (Firm)
Other authors: Weimann, Robert.
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Table of Contents:
  • The Elizabethan prologue : text, actor, performance
  • Prologue as threshold and usher
  • Authority and authorization in the pre-Shakespearean prologue
  • Frivolous jestures versus matter of worth : Christopher Marlowe
  • Kingly harp and iron pen in the playhouse : George Peele
  • From hodge-podge to scene individable : John Lyly
  • Henry V and the signs of power : William Shakespeare.