Greek playbooks and dramatic forms in early modern England
in Formal matters
Abstract only
Log-in for full text

For Tanya Pollard, the question of how dramatic genres came to take shape on the early modern stage becomes intimately linked to the print history of Greek plays, both on the Continent and in England. Arranged side-by-side with their Latin translations, and published with paratextual glosses and theoretical treatises, the format of these printed books shaped not only how Greek plays were read and interpreted, but also how generic forms were theorised and reprocessed into new English compositions.

Formal matters

Reading the materials of English Renaissance literature


All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 155 50 1
Full Text Views 83 33 0
PDF Downloads 40 21 0