Eros and Power in English Renaissance Drama: Five Plays by Marlowe, Davenant, Massinger, Ford and Shakespeare

Eros and Power in English Renaissance Drama: Five Plays by Marlowe, Davenant, Massinger, Ford and Shakespeare

By: Curtis Perry (editor)Paperback

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This text features five plays from the English Renaissance which explore political questions and developments by telling stories about the erotic impulses of a national ruler. The volume contains fully annotated and modernized versions of Marlowe's ""Edward II"", Shakespeare's ""Measure for Measure"", Massinger's ""The Duke of Milan"", Davenant's ""The Cruel Brother"", and Ford's ""Love's Sacrifice"". The author provides an introduction, initial discussion, and selected illustration(s) for each play, along with an introduction to erotic politics and the Renaissance - era political mentality.

About Author

Curtis Perry is a professor of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780786431656
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 555
  • ID: 9780786431656
  • ISBN10: 0786431652

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