The Resource Practicing the city: : early modern London on stage, Nina Levine, (ebook)

Practicing the city: : early modern London on stage, Nina Levine, (ebook)

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Practicing the city: : early modern London on stage
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Practicing the city:
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early modern London on stage
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Nina Levine
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eng
Summary
In late-sixteenth-century London, the commercial theaters undertook a novel experiment, fueling a fashion for plays that trafficked in the contemporary urban scene. But beyond the stage's representing the everyday activities of the expanding metropolis, its unprecedented urban turn introduced a new dimension into theatrical experience, opening up a reflexive space within which an increasingly diverse population might begin to "practice" the city. In this, the London stage began to operate as a medium as well as a model for urban understanding. Practicing the City traces a range of local engagements, onstage and off, in which the city's population came to practice new forms of urban sociability and belonging. With this practice, Levine suggests, city residents became more self-conscious about their place within the expanding metropolis and, in the process, began to experiment in new forms of collective association. Reading an array of materials, from Shakespeare and Middleton to plague bills and French-language manuals, Levine explores urban practices that push against the exclusions of civic tradition and look instead to the more fluid relations playing out in the disruptive encounters of urban plurality
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Midwest
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1950-
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Levine, Nina S.
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822/.309358421
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • London (England)
  • English drama
  • English drama
  • City and town life in literature
  • Theater and society
  • Theater
  • Theater
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adult
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Practicing the city: : early modern London on stage, Nina Levine, (ebook)
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9780823267880
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11820778
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11820778
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MWT11820778
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Practicing the city: : early modern London on stage, Nina Levine, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780823267880
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11820778
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11820778
System control number
MWT11820778
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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