Great Elizabethan playwrights /

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by Nardo, Don,
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Series: The Lucent library of historical eras. Elizabethan England Published by : Lucent Books, (San Diego [Calif.] :) Physical details: 112 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm. Subject(s): Shakespeare, William, --1564-1616. | Shakespeare, William, --1564-1616. | Dramatists, English --Early modern, 1500-1700 --Biography. | Theater --England --History --16th century. | Dramatists, English. | English drama --Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 --History and criticism. | Theater --England --History --16th century. Year : 2003 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-105) and index.

Birth of the English-speaking theater -- "On Your Imaginary Forces Work" : the Elizabethan theater -- The courtly dreamer : John Lyly -- Father of the revenge tragedy : Thomas Kyd -- Poet of pageant and drama : George Peele -- A man at war within himself : Robert Greene -- Risk-taker and mystery-maker : Christopher Marlowe -- A playwright for all time : William Shakespeare -- Shrewd critic of human follies : Ben Jonson.

Discusses the origins of English-speaking theater and includes facts about seven early Elizabethan playwrights, including William Shakespeare.