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Separate theaters : Bethlem ("Bedlam") Hospital and the Shakespearean stage / Ken Jackson.
- Jackson, Kenneth S., 1965-
- , ©2005
About this work
Newark : University of Delaware Press, , ©2005.
309 pages ; 24 cm
Based on author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Loyola University of Chicago.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-302) and index.
A pastime that can prompt us to have mercy : putting Malvolio (Ben Jonson?) in a dark room -- Though this be madness, yet there is method in't : poetaster, satiromastix, and Shakespeare's defense of the popular stage in Hamlet -- A very piteous sight : the magnificent entertainment, The honest whore, part one, The honest whore, part two -- Making Bethlem a jest and conceding to Jonson in westward ho, eastward ho, and northward ho -- I know not/ where I did lodge last night : Shakespeare's King Lear and the search for Bethlem (Bedlam) Hospital -- Twin shows of madness : John Webster's stage management of Bethlem in The duchess of Malfi -- Shadows and shows of charity : the changeling, the pilgrim, and the Protestant critique of Catholic good works -- Foucault was right?.
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Location StatusHistory of MedicinePP.AI.AA5-6 Open shelves