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Performing Childhood in the Early Modern Theatre The Children's Playing Companies (1599-1613)

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ISBN-10: 0230202616

ISBN-13: 9780230202610

Edition: 2009

Authors: Edel Lamb

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This book investigates how the Children of Paul's (1599-1606) and the Children of the Queen's Revels (1600-13) defined their players as children and, via an analysis of their plays and theatrical practices, it examines early modern theatre as a site in which children have the opportunity to articulate their emerging selfhoods.
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Book details

List price: $110.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 11/13/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 189
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

EDEL LAMB is a Lecturer in Renaissance Literature at University College Dublin, Ireland.

Acknowledgements
Tables of the Children's Playing Companies' Repertories
Introduction: Defining Early Modern Childhoods
The Child as Trope: Performing Age and Gender on the Early Modern Children's Stage
Evaluating Childhood: The Theatrical Trade in Children
Performing Court and Nation: The English Child Player
Playing Children: Education and Youth Culture in the Early Modern Theatre
Remembering Childhood: Nathan Field's Theatrical Career
Notes
Bibliography
Index