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Playing spaces and performances in the age of Shakespeare.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Published

<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2003
<mark>Journal</mark>Literature Compass
Issue1
Volume1
<mark>Original language</mark>English

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.