Carnival and Theater: Plebeian Culture and the Structure of Authority in Renaissance England
Routledge, 1989 - 237 Seiten
In Elizabethan England, the theatre was not so much an art form but the site of active institution-making, and a celebration of collective life. Bristol develops this argument by drawing on the work of Bakhtin and Durkheim.
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Playing the old works historically
The social function of festivity
Carnival and plebeian culture
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