Shakespeare, the king's playwright : theater in the Stuart court, 1603-1613
- ISBN: 0300061811 (alk. paper)
- Physical Description: xxiii, 230 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c1995.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Bibliography: p. 211-220.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction : Shakespeare at the Stuart Court -- Art and theater in the service of the Leviathan state -- Blood revenge in Elsinore and in holyrood : Hamlet (Hampton Court, Christmas 1603) -- The king's prerogative and the law : Measure for measure (Whitehall, December 26, 1604) -- The politics of madness and demonism : Macbeth (Hampton Court, August 7, 1606) -- The true king : Lear (Whitehall, Christmas 1606) -- Sex and favor in the court : Antony and Cleopatra (Whitehall, Christmas 1607) -- The military and the court aristocracies : Coriolanus (Whitehall, Christmas 1608) -- The king and the poet : The tempest (Whitehall, Winter 1613) -- Shakespeare's sonnets and patronage art -- What the king saw, what the poet wrote -- Appendix A : Theatrical calendar of the King's Men at court, 1603-14 -- Appendix B : The Great Hall at Christ Church, Oxford, August 1605.
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