IMC 2007: Sessions

Session 1619: Urban Theatricality after 1300: Entertainment and Civic Identity

Thursday 12 July 2007, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Medieval & Renaissance Drama Society
Organiser:Shirley Carnahan, Department of Comparative Literature & Humanities, University of Colorado, Boulder
Moderator/Chair:Barbara D. Palmer, Department of English, University of Mary Washington, Virginia
Paper 1619-aPlaying Pentecost: Transformations and Texts
(Language: English)
Pamela M. King, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Bristol
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Performance Arts - Drama
Paper 1619-cThe Closing of Medieval Theatre Towns: The Evidence for Increased Circumscription, Censorship, and Social Control
(Language: English)
Carol Symes, Department of History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Performance Arts - Drama
Abstract

The papers in this session will examine the relationship between entertainment and civic identity in urban areas both in England and on the Continent.