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The Resource Beggary and theatre in early modern England, Paola Pugliatti

Beggary and theatre in early modern England, Paola Pugliatti

Label
Beggary and theatre in early modern England
Title
Beggary and theatre in early modern England
Statement of responsibility
Paola Pugliatti
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Action
Committed to retain
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pugliatti, Paola
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2590.T7
LC item number
P84 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Traveling theater
  • Traveling theater
  • Vagrancy
  • Vagrancy
  • English drama
  • English drama
  • Beggars in literature
  • Vagrancy in literature
Label
Beggary and theatre in early modern England, Paola Pugliatti
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-211) and index
Contents
Part one: The facts -- 1. Vagrancy and beggary in Europe -- 2. The legislation in England -- The repression of vagrancy -- Henry VIII: the interdiction of disguise -- Edward VI: prophecy and sedition -- Mary: 'lewd plays and players' -- Elizabeth: the systematization of control -- James I: the restriction of patronage and the hardening of censorship -- Part two: Philosophical and religious perceptions and representations -- 3. Idleness: pigritia and pervagatio -- 4. Disguise, or, 'the vagrancy of the signifier' -- Apparel as semiotic system -- Disguise in the theatre: impersonation -- Disguise in the theatre: cross-dressing -- The 'depe dissimulation' and the 'sclerous secrets' of beggars -- 5. Plagues and parasites -- Plague carriers and culprits -- Parasitism and language -- Part three: Literary appropriations -- 6. The rogue pamphlets, the conny-catching pamphlets and the picaresque novels -- 7. The European tradition of beggar books -- 8. Theatricality: beggars -- Harman's a caueat: prejudiced authenticity -- The theatricality of Harman's beggars -- Digression: Alexander Iden, alias Thomas Harman -- 9. Theatricality: the conny-catchers -- G.W.: the rhetoric of detection and instruction -- Greene's first discovery and cozenage -- Between plagiarism and hybridization: Dekker's lanthorne and candle-light
Control code
50280022
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 233 p.
Isbn
9780754603443
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2002027907
Label
Beggary and theatre in early modern England, Paola Pugliatti
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-211) and index
Contents
Part one: The facts -- 1. Vagrancy and beggary in Europe -- 2. The legislation in England -- The repression of vagrancy -- Henry VIII: the interdiction of disguise -- Edward VI: prophecy and sedition -- Mary: 'lewd plays and players' -- Elizabeth: the systematization of control -- James I: the restriction of patronage and the hardening of censorship -- Part two: Philosophical and religious perceptions and representations -- 3. Idleness: pigritia and pervagatio -- 4. Disguise, or, 'the vagrancy of the signifier' -- Apparel as semiotic system -- Disguise in the theatre: impersonation -- Disguise in the theatre: cross-dressing -- The 'depe dissimulation' and the 'sclerous secrets' of beggars -- 5. Plagues and parasites -- Plague carriers and culprits -- Parasitism and language -- Part three: Literary appropriations -- 6. The rogue pamphlets, the conny-catching pamphlets and the picaresque novels -- 7. The European tradition of beggar books -- 8. Theatricality: beggars -- Harman's a caueat: prejudiced authenticity -- The theatricality of Harman's beggars -- Digression: Alexander Iden, alias Thomas Harman -- 9. Theatricality: the conny-catchers -- G.W.: the rhetoric of detection and instruction -- Greene's first discovery and cozenage -- Between plagiarism and hybridization: Dekker's lanthorne and candle-light
Control code
50280022
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 233 p.
Isbn
9780754603443
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2002027907

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