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Alien stages: Immigration, reformation, and representations of Englishness in Elizabethan moral and comic drama
This dissertation discusses the complex representation of foreigners in sixteenth-century English drama. It relates literary evidence to contemporary implicit and overt allegations that vices brought to England by both ...
"...to do Rome service is but vain": Romanness in Shakespeare
Shakespeare creates a Rome in which he brings together and reinvents Rome's political and military brilliance and the work of its greatest poets and historians. As Shakespeare's Romans have become to a great extent "our" ...
Productions of the body: Embodiment in contemporary drama and performance
"Productions of the body" refers both to produced plays which are "about" the body and to the ideological production of "the body" and of bodies (as well as to the bodily production of ideologies). Embodied performance can ...
The dramatic work of David Mallet
In this study of Mallett's dramatic work, I have relied heavily on four collections of letters: the correspondence found in the first two volumes of Aaron Hill's Works (1753), George Sherburn's Correspondence of Alexander ...