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"On the most Eminent seate thereof is Gouernement Illustrated": staging power in the Lord Mayor's Show

Hill, T (2013) '"On the most Eminent seate thereof is Gouernement Illustrated": staging power in the Lord Mayor's Show.' In: Loughnane, R and Semple, E, eds. Staged transgression: performing disorder in early modern England. Palgrave, pp. 24-36. ISBN 9781137349347

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Abstract

Book description: Staged Transgression in Shakespeare's England is a groundbreaking collection of essays that draws together leading and emerging scholars to investigate performances of transgression on the early modern English stage. Building on recent scholarship in studies of performance, politics, gender, sex, and race, this collection seeks to assess, respond to, and look beyond the last concentrated critical discussion of transgression in the 1980s. This collection explores areas of study that have been previously neglected in scholarly discussion and seeks to challenge critical orthodoxies and assumptions about the power and effect of onstage performances of illicit, deviant and disorderly behaviour. Contributors examine a wide range of onstage activities - from drunkenness and spitting to murder and rebellion - and offer fresh insights into the cultural work of theatre in Shakespeare's England.

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2013 12:56
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2016 13:28
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/701
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