Theatre and Reformation: Protestantism, Patronage, and Play in Tudor England
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. Very Good / Very Good. Item #9595
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. First Edition. Octavo (23.5x16x2cm); xviii + 268pp, including documentary appendices, bibliography, and index. Twenty documentary reproductions in B&W. Illustrated dustjacket; brown boards with gilt spine stamping.
Jacket lightly rubbed along top edge, else clean and crisp with no chips or tears. Boards are sturdy and square. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
White demonstrates that, despite Calvinist animadversions, Protestant leaders made political use of—and perhaps even enjoyed!—plays and playgoing long before the Elizabeth flowering.