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Before genre: tragedy in patches in the early English playhouses

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This thesis explores early forms of tragedy in the professional English playhouses. Tragedy was predominantly a non-dramatic genre in England and in English for most of the sixteenth century. By the 1590s, popular dramatic tragedy was widespread. This thesis is interested in the period of tragedy’s transition to the stage. It takes as its premise the notion that tragedy was a new and exciting theatrical phenomenon, rather than an established and self-evident dramatic genre, in the context ...

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Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Sub department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Sub department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Sub department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
Hertford College
Role:
Examiner
ORCID:
0000-0003-4197-9430
Institution:
University of Roehampton
Role:
Examiner
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Programme:
Oxford AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership
Funding agency for:
Hodge, R
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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