Essays on audience perception in Elizabethan and Jacobean literature

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  • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Theater audiences -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Theater audiences -- England -- History -- 17th century.

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Statement[editors: Wolfgang Görtschacher & James Hogg].
ContributionsGörtschacher, Wolfgang., Hogg, James, 1931-
LC ClassificationsPR658.A88 E86 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. ;
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6886841M
ISBN 103705200909
LC Control Number00503090

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Collins --The star-crossed lovers: a reading of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet / A.M. The Elizabethan Era is a period that took place since until England experienced an intense phase of economic and cultural development.

It was one of the most interesting periods in the British history because it is characterized by explorations, cultural changes such as in literature or theatre, religion, education and politics.

Jacobean drama (that is, the drama of the age of James ) was a decadent form of the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. The Elizabethan age was the golden age of English drama. But with the turn of the century the drama in England also took a turn.

It does not mean that there were no dramatists left. There certainly was a large number. What I propose to do is to examine from the point of view of my own time the representation of women in Elizabethan drama. To say that in Elizabethan drama women nearly always figure as helpless victims would be a rather thoughtless statement.

I believe Shakespeare’s plays are a suitable example of how women were presented within the theatre. Elizabethan literature refers to bodies of work produced during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (–), and is one of the most splendid ages of English literature.

Elizabeth I presided over a vigorous culture that saw notable accomplishments in the arts, voyages of discovery, the "Elizabethan Settlement" that created the Church of England, and the defeat of military threats. Elizabethan drama did not concentrate only Essays on audience perception in Elizabethan and Jacobean literature book themes.

It also concentrated on secular issues. Berber points out that this diversity has since led to more public turn out for the events which has enabled the opening of several playhouses and “the most famous Globe Theater in ” (Berber ). In order to understand Shakespeare's mastery in drama we have to take into account the period when the author wrote the plays.

To give us a hand, we could take a look at some other plays that were written at that time, such as The Shoemaker's Holiday, The White Devil, The Duchess of Malfi, Philaster, A New Day to Pay Old Debts, Doctor Faustus, and so on.

It covers all Elizabethan and early Jacobean literature, excluding drama of course, which is a big exclusion, but that would have needed another book. By the accession of Charles I, inmany of the great figures of Elizabethan and Jacobean literature were. Elizabethan and Jacobean drama: Critical essays (English texts and studies) [Peter Ure, J.C.

Maxwell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Elizabethan and Jacobean drama: Critical essays (English texts and studies)Cited by: 3. In the Elizabethan era, many of the issues Shakespeare included in his plays were socially accepted by the audience. In contrast these issues are in large not accepted in today's modern society.

The first decisive opposing reactions by a modern and Elizabethan audience to a Shakespeare play such as Othello, is the status of women in this period. Essay on The Globe Theatre and The Elizabethan Audience Words 5 Pages The Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre in London, where William Shakespeare's most famous plays premiered; Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, and Twelfth Night, was built in in Southwark on the south bank of London’s River Thames by Richard Burbage.

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Shakespeare’s Elizabethan Audience hen thinking about how William Shakespeare’s Hamlet would have been performed in the day of its authorship, many people picture a theater whose seats were much less comfortable than the average the-ater today, an audience more divided by class, but other than that, too.

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When we are looking at the more unpleasant sides of love look at some of the Jacobean drama, at plays like The Duchess of Malfi and the Revenger’s Tragedy. Interestingly, the Globe in London is putting on some Jacobean drama in the New Year, so if you get a chance to see them, seize the opportunity.

Jacobean Era Literature. The Jacobean era refers to the period in English and Scottish history that coincides with the reign of James VI of Scotland (), who also inherited the crown of England in as James I. The Jacobean era succeeds the Elizabethan era and precedes the Caroline era, and is often used for the distinctive styles of Jacobean architecture, visual arts.

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