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The Privileged Playgoers of Shakespeare's London, 1576-1642

Princeton Legacy Library

by Ann Jennalie Cook


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Besides documenting the predominant presence of privileged patrons in the audience, the author discusses the shape of the privileged life, the place of the privileged in the social structure, the forces that drew so many of them to London, and the factors that made them such avid theatergoers.

Originally published in 1981.

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