By Ivo Kamps
This can be the 1st research to discover the Stuart historical past play. Writing within the shadow of Shakespeare, Stuart playwrights have ordinarily been evaluated in the course of the aesthetic and political issues of the 16th century. Ivo Kamps' research lines the improvement of Stuart drama within the greatly varied setting of the 17th century. a brand new attention of what historical past entailed, he claims, emerged in this interval, materially affecting the constitution of ancient drama. Stuart drama used this new curiosity in historiography to undermine inherited kinds of political and literary authority.
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