Academic journal article Medieval & Renaissance Drama in England

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Academic journal article Medieval & Renaissance Drama in England

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MaRDiE 30, an anniversary volume, represents the kinds of scholarly research for which this journal has been known during its three decades of publication. Here, authors focus on literary criticism, textual history, performance studies, and theatre history, along with cultural and manuscript studies. In the current collection, striking new insights inform June Schlueter's essay on Martin Droeshout, the Droeshout family, and the famous engraving for the 1623 Folio of Shakespeare's plays. Charles B. Cathcart presents fresh research on the life of playwright Robert Daborne, while a realignment of scholarly impressions related to Henry Chettle as a professional dramatist is the subject of Roslyn Knutson's essay. Matthew Steggle teases out the meaning of a puzzling entry in one of Philip Henslowe's playhouse inventories. Profit, and its relationship to pleasure, is the subject of Doug Swartz's analysis of Tourneur's The Atheist's Tragedy. Penelope Meyers Usher "captures" the many animals and the latent animal interiority in Webster's Duchess of Malfi. …

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