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Playing spaces and performances in the age of Shakespeare.

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Journal publication date2003
JournalLiterature Compass
Journal number1
Volume1
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Recent research on patronage, performance and playing spaces in early modern England allows us to reconfigure our understanding of its drama: not only that of the commercial metropolitan theatres, but performances at court, in the universities, in the provinces, and in great houses. This article explores how play-texts were informed by their intended playing spaces and highlights the wealth of texts, particularly by women, available outside the early modern commercial arena.