Travelling Players in Shakespeare's England

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780333968208: Travelling Players in Shakespeare's England
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Travelling Players in Shakespeare's England is the first extended study of the touring practices and performances of Elizabethan and Jacobean travelling players. It opens with a general introduction to the lively, competitive world of professional touring theatre. Following chapters focus on playing practices and performances in the spaces used as temporary theatres by touring actors (such a town halls and country houses). The final chapter looks at the decline of this important theatrical tradition in the 1620s.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

SIOBHAN KEENAN is a Lecturer in English at the University of the West of England, Bristol. She has published articles on Renaissance drama and the new Globe theatre and edited Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey.

Review:

'This is an excellent exploration of the touring performances of the professional companies, focusing on the specific places that players used in the provinces (town halls, churches and their precincts, inns, market squares, school houses and colleges, country houses, provincial theatres). Keenan's book will fill a serious gap in the existing literature.' - Professor Peter Stallybrass, University of Pennsylvania

'Siobhan Keenan can justly claim the status of a pioneer, for in Travelling Players in Shakespeare's England she has given us the first general survey of the subject and has pushed the scales a little against metropolitan dominance. Armed with her scholarly buckler and sword of lath, she has sallied forth on a tour of every kind of venue once frequented by the sixteenth and seventeenth-century playing companies.' - Nicholas Robins, Times Literary Supplement

'This is not only a very good book, it is also a very important and much needed book...To use a sadly overused phrase, but in this case to really mean it, this book is a significant contribution to scholarship.' - The Shakespeare Newsletter

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 130.00
US$ 117.98

Convert currency

Shipping: US$ 10.39
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

KEENAN, SIOBHAN
Published by Palgrave MacM (2018)
ISBN 10: 0333968204 ISBN 13: 9780333968208
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Palgrave MacM, 2018. Hardback. Condition: NEW. 9780333968208 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Print on Demand title, produced to the highest standard, and there would be a delay in dispatch of around 10 working days. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. Seller Inventory # HTANDREE0115223

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 117.98
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.39
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Keenan, Siobhan
Published by Palgrave (2002)
ISBN 10: 0333968204 ISBN 13: 9780333968208
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Asano Bookshop
(Nagoya, AICHI, Japan)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Palgrave, 2002. Condition: Brand New. Seller Inventory # 86301

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 120.00
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.50
From Japan to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Siobhan Kennan
Published by Palgrave Macmillan (2002)
ISBN 10: 0333968204 ISBN 13: 9780333968208
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0333968204

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 129.00
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Kennan, Siobhan
Published by Palgrave Macmillan (2002)
ISBN 10: 0333968204 ISBN 13: 9780333968208
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110333968204

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 136.02
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

S. Keenan
ISBN 10: 0333968204 ISBN 13: 9780333968208
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0333968204

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 133.71
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Keenan, S.
ISBN 10: 0333968204 ISBN 13: 9780333968208
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Publisher/Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan | Format: Hardback | Language/Sprache: english | 438 gr | 222x143x17 mm | 250 pp. Seller Inventory # K9780333968208

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 140.54
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.16
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

S. Keenan
Published by Palgrave Macmillan (2002)
ISBN 10: 0333968204 ISBN 13: 9780333968208
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0333968204

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 155.09
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Siobhan Kennan
Published by Palgrave Macmillan (2002)
ISBN 10: 0333968204 ISBN 13: 9780333968208
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: New. 2002. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0333968204n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 383.49
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds