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Shakespeare and Theatrical Patronage in Early Modern England Paul Whitfield White

Shakespeare and Theatrical Patronage in Early Modern England

Paul Whitfield White

Published August 26th 2002
ISBN : 9780521812948
Hardcover
326 pages
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This wide-ranging study relates patronage to Shakespeare and the theatrical culture of his time. Twelve distinguished theater historians address such questions as--What important functions did patronage have for the theater during this period? How,MoreThis wide-ranging study relates patronage to Shakespeare and the theatrical culture of his time. Twelve distinguished theater historians address such questions as--What important functions did patronage have for the theater during this period? How, in turn, did the theater impact on and represent patronage? In what ways do patronage, political power, and playing intersect? The authors also show how patronage practices changed and developed from the early Tudor period to the years in which Shakespeare was the English theaters leading artist.