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Public men on public stages: the performance of state authority in popular drama, 1590-1610

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This thesis explores the representation of the early modern English state in a selection of drama performed in London’s public theatres between 1590 and 1610. It examines nine plays that enact recognisable legal process and relationships between magistrate and community, to investigate how the public theatres manifested the state. The state has been of great interest to historians over the last twenty years, with social historians often relying upon the term ‘performance’ to articulate the...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Sub department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Jesus College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3585-0481

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Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0002-0339-9390
Role:
Examiner
ORCID:
0000-0003-4712-6551
Role:
Examiner
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Programme:
Scouloudi Doctoral Fellowship, September 2020 - March 2021
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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