The inns of Court and early English drama, by A. Wigfall Green. With a preface by Roscoe Pound.


[New York] B. Blom [1965] .

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Subjects Drama.
England.
Englisch.
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan.
Inns of Court.
Law and literature.
Lawyers -- England.
Lawyers.
Description xii, 199 pages illustrations facsimile, portraits 24 cm
Copyright Date [1965]
©1931
Notes Without thesis statement.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-187).
Summary "The rise of the Inns of Court (the English legal societies) and their internal organization are described, followed by a study of these societies and their theatrical entertainments ... Special attention is paid to the masques and their elaborate productions between 1526 and 1683 ... The author's evidence indicates that the supposedly humorless profession of lawyers was sufficiently capable of ridiculing itself in dramatic satire, and of offering dramatic entertainment of excellent quality"--Cover.
Thesis/Dissertation University of Virginia
Contents The Inns of Court and English literature -- Rise of the Inns of Court and their internal organization -- Professional revels -- The reader's feast -- The sergeant's feast -- Political revels -- Ecclesiastical revels -- The feasts of all saints and the purification -- Christmas celebration -- The Masque -- The Masque of 1526 -- Masques of 1565-66 and 1592 -- The Masque of Proteus -- The Masque of the Nine Passions -- The Masque of the Middle Temple and Lincoln's Inn -- The Masque of the Inner-Temple and Gray's Inn -- The Masque of Flowers -- The Inner Temple Masque, or Ulysses and Circe -- The Masque of Mountebanks -- The Inner Temple Masque, or The Masque of Heroes -- The triumph of peace -- The triumph of the Prince d' Amour -- Gray's Inn Masque of February 2, 1683 -- Miscellaneous Masques -- Miscellaneous entertainment -- Creation of Charles as Prince of Wales -- The dance of the nations -- The drama -- Gordoduc -- Jocasta -- The Supposes -- Tancred and Gismund -- The misfortunes of Arthur -- Miscellaneous plays.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area England
Network Numbers (OCoLC)381176
(OCoLC)ocm00381176
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Green, A. Wigfall 1900-1966.
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