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By Professor Hopkins Lisa

ISBN-10: 1409406474

ISBN-13: 9781409406471

The succession to the throne, Lisa Hopkins argues the following, used to be a burning subject not just within the ultimate years of Elizabeth yet good into the 1630s, with carrying on with questions about how James's kingdoms could be governed after his demise. as the factor, with its attendant constitutional questions, used to be so politically delicate, Hopkins contends that drama, with its riddled identities, indirect dating to truth, and inherent blurring of the level to which the location it dramatizes is indicative or specific, provided an important discussion board for the dialogue. Hopkins analyzes a few of the ways that the dramatic works of the time – through Marlowe, Shakespeare, Webster and Ford between others – replicate, negotiate and dream the difficulty of the succession to the throne.

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