Drama and Theatre in Early Modern Europe

Editor-in-Chief: Jan Bloemendal

Series Type: 
Series
ISSN: 
2211-341X
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Introduction, Edition, and Translation by Daniel Nodes

Daniel Nodes presents a critical edition of the Samarites (1539) by Flemish schoolmaster Petrus Papeus. The play blends gospel narrative, characters from ancient Roman comedy, and elements of medieval morality plays into a stage production designed to educate, edify and entertain.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004317871
E-ISBN: 
9789004340190
Publication date: 
May 2017
€129,00
$148.00

Edited by Katja Gvozdeva, Tatiana Korneeva and Kirill Ospovat

The authors explore the convergence of dramatic theory, theatrical practice, and various modes of audience experience that contributed to the emergence of ‘public sphere(s)’ across early modern Europe — and in Asia.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004329751
E-ISBN: 
9789004329768
Publication date: 
October 2016
€149,00
$179.00

Edited by Jan Bloemendal and Nigel Smith

Politics and Aesthetics in European Baroque and Classicist Tragedy is a volume of essays investigating European tragedy in the seventeenth century, comparing Shakespeare, Vondel, Gryphius, Racine and other vernacular tragedians, as well as neo-Latin dramas by Jesuits and others, and with respect...
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004323414
E-ISBN: 
9789004323421
Publication date: 
August 2016
€179,00
$215.00

Nienke Tjoelker

In Andreas Friz’s Letter on tragedies Nienke Tjoelker presents an edition with translation and extensive introduction of Andreas Friz' Epistola de tragediis (ca. 1741-1744), an eighteenth century Jesuit theatre poetics.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283732
E-ISBN: 
9789004283749
Publication date: 
November 2014
€141,00
$193.00

Edited by Jan Bloemendal and Howard B. Norland

Neo-Latin drama and theatre is a genre that was most often practised in early modern Europe. Humanists, Protestants and Roman Catholics wrote plays for the intellectual and moral education of students, and the entertainment of the audience. In this volume, a historical overview of Neo-Latin drama...
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004253421
E-ISBN: 
9789004257467
Publication date: 
September 2013
€184,00
$233.00

Edited by Jan Bloemendal, Peter G.F. Eversmann and Elsa Strietman

In this volume fifteen contributions discuss the role or roles of early modern ('literary' and non-literary) forms of theatre in the formation of public opinion or its use in making statements in public or private debates.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004240636
E-ISBN: 
9789004236998
Publication date: 
October 2012
€164,00
$207.00

Edited by Jan Bloemendal & Frans-Willem Korsten

Both historically and theoretically this book deals the work and the life of Joost van den Vondel, the most famous and controversial Dutch playwright in the Dutch Republic. Over twenty-five of his tragedies are analyzed, offering an overview of different theoretical approaches. Historically,...
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004217539
E-ISBN: 
9789004218833
Publication date: 
November 2011
€196,00
$237.00