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Representing the professions : administration, law, and theater in early modern England /
Edward Gieskes.
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Newark, NJ : University of Delaware Press, c2006.
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365 p.
ISBN
0874139295 (alk. paper)
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Newark, NJ : University of Delaware Press, c2006.
isbn
0874139295 (alk. paper)
contents note
"To sound the depths of what thou wilt profess" : the professions in early modern England -- "I mean to learn" : status and service in the history plays -- "This! why it outfrowns ink!" : social conflict and the legal profession -- "The art of revels hath a settled place in the city" : the revels, civic drama, and the theater professions -- "Honesty and vulgar praise" : the poet's war and the literary field -- Conclusions : professions, literary history, and the function of criticism.
catalogue key
5868948
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-358) and index.
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Table of Contents
"To sound the depths of what thou wilt profess" : the professions in early modern Englandp. 38
"I mean to learn" : status and service in the history playsp. 68
"This! why it outfrowns ink!" : social conflict and the legal professionp. 114
"The art of revels hath a settled place in the city" : the reveals, civic drama, and the theater professionsp. 162
"Honesty and vulgar praise" : the poet's war and the literary fieldp. 215
Conclusionsp. 249
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