Of Beasts and Men: Animal Bloodsports in Early Modern England.

Phillips, Heather.
2017-04-24T15:11:04.059Z

Abstract: Of all the sites of conflict that occupy theatre historians, early modern England is one of the most vexing on account of its Janus-faced popular culture: on the one hand, we have the "monumentals" of English drama, Shakespeare, Marlowe and Jonson; on the other, we have a seemingly unquenchable thirst for blood. Between the years of 1500 and 1700, a variety of combat-based sports involvi... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Drama and Dance.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012246
ID: tufts:21984
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