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Title Representing the plague in early modern England / edited by Rebecca Totaro and Ernest B. Gilman

Publ Info New York : Routledge, 2011
 RWU Main Library  PR408.P62 R47 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript vi, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Routledge studies in Renaissance literature and culture ; 14
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Making the plague serve form and function, 1563-1666. Writing the plague in English prose satire / William Kerwin; Plague space and played space in urban drama, 1604 / Kelly J. Stage; Physical and spiritual illness: narrative appropriations of the Bills of mortality / Erin Sullivan -- Governing bodies in plague-time. Contagious figurations: plague and the impenetrable nation after the death of Elizabeth / Richelle Munkhoff; "Thinking to pass unknown": Measure for measure, the plague, and the accession of James I / James D. Mardock -- Performances, playhouses, and the sites of re-creation. "Sweet recreation barred": the case for playgoing in plague-time / Nichole DeWall; Shakespeare's dual lexicons of plague: infections in speech and space / Paula S. Berggren; "A plague on both your houses": sites of comfort and terror in early modern drama / Barbara H. Traister -- Contemporary turns. Plague in A midsummer night's dream: a Girardian reading of Bottom and Hippolyta / Matthew Thiele; Dekker's and Middleton's plague pamphlets as environmental literature / Charles Whitney
LC subject English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism
Plague in literature
Diseases and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century
Diseases and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century
Plague -- England -- History
Diseases in literature
Mesh Subject Medicine in Literature -- Great Britain
Drama -- Great Britain
History, 16th Century -- Great Britain
History, 17th Century -- Great Britain
Plague -- history -- Great Britain
Add Author Totaro, Rebecca Carol Noel, 1968-
Gilman, Ernest B., 1946-
ISBN 9780415877978 (hbk.)
0415877970 (hbk.)
9780203850565 (ebk.)
0203850564 (ebk.)