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Author Nardo, Don, 1947-
Title Great Elizabethan playwrights / by Don Nardo.
Pub Info San Diego [Calif.] : Lucent Books, c2003.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Cotuit Children's Room  J 822 NAR     AVAILABLE
 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J 822.30 NAR     AVAILABLE
 CCCC Collection  PR421 .N37 2003     AVAILABLE
Descript 112 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Series The Lucent library of historical eras. Elizabethan England
Lucent library of historical eras. Elizabethan England.
Note Accelerated Reader UG 10.1 5 5 63859
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-105) and index.
Contents 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.
Summary Discusses the origins of English-speaking theater and includes facts about seven early Elizabethan playwrights, including William Shakespeare.
Subject English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature.
Dramatists, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Theater -- England -- History -- 16th century -- Juvenile literature.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Juvenile literature.
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.
Dramatists, English.
Theater -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
ISBN 1590180178 (hardback : alk. paper)
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