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Newberry Library Seminar Announcement
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 3, No. 317. Sunday, 15 November 1992.
 
From:		Hardy M. Cook <
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Date:		Sunday, November 15, 1992
Subject: 	Newberry Library Seminar Announcement
 
[I found this announcement on PERFORM.  --hmc]
 
 
                      THE NEWBERRY LIBRARY
                 Center for Renaissance Studies
                      60 West Walton Street
                  Chicago, Illinois 60610-3380
                         (312) 943-9090
 
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      "Patronage and Patriarchy, Matronage and Matriarchy"
 
                         David Bevington
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This seminar will focus on selected dramatic texts from the late
fifteenth century through the early Jacobean period, largely in
terms of new historicist and feminist concerns: patronage of the
drama under Henry VII and VIII; uses of drama in the reigns of
Edward VI and Mary I for polemical purposes close to the court;
the role of Queen Elizabeth in relation to drama that offered
both flattery and criticism; the importance of new Protestant
ideas about companionate marriage and how such ideas are
reflected in Elizabethan drama; and male projections of women as
material for drama.
 
David Bevington is the Phyllis Fay Horton Professor in the
Humanities at the University of Chicago. His publications include
_From Mankind to Marlowe: Growth of Structure in the Popular
Drama of Tudor England_ (1962) and _Action is Eloquence:
Shakespeare's Language of Gesture_ (1984).  He is also a prolific
editor of numerous editions of Renaissance texts, including the
Bantam Shakespeare (1988).
 
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         Winter, 1993: Wednesdays, January 6 - March 10
                        2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
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To register for this seminar, please contact the Center for
Renaissance Studies. Funds are available to subsidize travel
expenses for members of the Center for Renaissance Studies
consortium.
 

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