The Rise of Medieval and Renaissance Theatre
Peter Owen 2006
Hardback 928pp Illustrated 250x195mm
9780720612455   Product Code: 85055
This third volume resumes the story of European theatre with the passion plays, mysteries and moralities of the Middle Ages. Moving to Renaissance Italy, it discusses the revival of classical drama and the birth of opera, before surveying the great age of Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre, exploring the work and personalities of Shakespeare and his contemporaries.