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Elizabethan Dumb Show (Routledge Revivals): The History of a Dramatic Convention Dieter Mehl

Elizabethan Dumb Show (Routledge Revivals): The History of a Dramatic Convention

Dieter Mehl

Published May 10th 2014
ISBN : 9781283883412
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227 pages
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First published in English in 1965, this book discusses the roots and development of the dumb show as a device in Elizabethan drama. The work provides not only a useful manual for those who wish to check the occurrence of dumb shows and the uses toMoreFirst published in English in 1965, this book discusses the roots and development of the dumb show as a device in Elizabethan drama. The work provides not only a useful manual for those who wish to check the occurrence of dumb shows and the uses to which they are put- it also makes a real contribution to a better understanding of the progress of Elizabethan drama, and sheds new light on some of the lesser known plays of the period.