Martin Wiggins

in Drama and the Transfer of Power in Renaissance England

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199650590
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191741982 | DOI:

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The introduction outlines the overall historical context of the book, with special attention begin given to the tensions associated with the transfer of power in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and describes the methodology used to analyse the content of plays whose texts have been lost but for which other documentary evidence survives.

Keywords: Royal Supremacy; accession; transfer of power; lost plays

Chapter.  2597 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights)

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