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The English Clown Tradition from the Middle Ages t... - a book by Hornback, Robert

The English Clown Tradition from the Middle Ages to Shakespeare

The English Clown Tradition from the Middle Ages to Shakespeare( )
Author: Hornback, Robert
Series title:Studies in Renaissance Literature Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Imprint:D. S. Brewer
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

From the late-medieval period through to the seventeenth century, English theatrical clowns carried a weighty cultural significance, only to have it stripped from them, sometimes violently, by the close of the Renaissance when the famed "license" of fooling was effectively revoked. This groundbreaking survey of clown traditions in the period looks both at their history, and reveals their hidden cultural contexts and legacies; it has far-reaching implications not only for our general...
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