Closet Drama: History, Theory, Form

1st Edition

Catherine Burroughs

Published September 19, 2018
Reference - 278 Pages - 1 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138092563 - CAT# Y334716
Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies


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Closet Drama: History, Theory, Form introduces the emerging field of Closet Drama Studies by featuring twelve original essays from distinguished scholars who offer fresh and illuminating perspectives on closet drama as a genre. Examining an unusual mix of historical narratives, performances, and texts from the Renaissance to the present, this collection unleashes a provocative array of theoretical concerns about the phenomenon of the closet play—a dramatic text written for reading rather than acting.

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