Playgoing in Shakespeare's London

Playgoing in Shakespeare s London Andrew Gurr s classic account of Shakespeare s historical audience assembles evidence from the writings of the time to describe the physical social and mental conditions of playgoing In addition to r

  • Title: Playgoing in Shakespeare's London
  • Author: Andrew Gurr
  • ISBN: 9780521543224
  • Page: 433
  • Format: Paperback
  • Andrew Gurr s classic account of Shakespeare s historical audience assembles evidence from the writings of the time to describe the physical, social and mental conditions of playgoing In addition to revising and adding new material which has emerged since the second edition, Gurr develops new sections about points of special interest Fifty new entries have been added toAndrew Gurr s classic account of Shakespeare s historical audience assembles evidence from the writings of the time to describe the physical, social and mental conditions of playgoing In addition to revising and adding new material which has emerged since the second edition, Gurr develops new sections about points of special interest Fifty new entries have been added to the list of playgoers and a dozen new quotations about the experience of playgoing Second Edition Hb 1996 0 521 58014 5 Second Edition Pb 1996 0 521 57449 8

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    • Andrew Gurr has written a lively account of a disparate, colorful and sometimes contentious group of people, those who attended plays at the various theaters in and around London from 1567 to 1642. The ending date of the history is obvious, the closing of the theaters by the Puritans; the beginning date when James Burbage and John Bayne built the Theatre where the owners could take money at the door and not depend on passing the hat at a market place or hiring an inn yard for an afternoon to put [...]


    • Interesting, detailed study of audiences in Elizabethan London. Not really worth reading if you're not into that sort of thing, or if you're not studying for prelims


    • This is really an academic study of the London theater in Shakespeare's era and parts of it are absolutely fascinating, such as the detail on the physical structure of the venues, and what these structures meant to the plays and people that used them. Also interesting to see the development of the audiences in different venues, that some seemed more "popular" and others more exclusive (a reality that modern theater managers deal with today in their choices of repertory, ticket prices etc.). And [...]



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