IMC 2009: Sessions

Session 1313: The Tudor Interlude: Politics, Polemics, and Heresy

Wednesday 15 July 2009, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society
Organiser:David N. Klausner, Centre for Medieval Studies / Department of English, University of Toronto, Downtown
Moderator/Chair:David N. Klausner, Centre for Medieval Studies / Department of English, University of Toronto, Downtown
Paper 1313-aTravelling Companies and their Privy Council Patrons: What Were They Playing?
(Language: English)
Alexandra F. Johnston, Records of Early English Drama, University of Toronto, Downtown
Index terms: Performance Arts - Drama, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 1313-bBehind the Polemics: Sponsors of Protestant Drama in Tudor London
(Language: English)
David Kathman, Independent Scholar, Chicago
Index terms: Performance Arts - Drama, Religious Life
Abstract

Recent research on English drama of the mid to late 16th century has focused on its close involvement with the political and religious controversies of the period. This session will investigate the use of the interlude as a political and religious tool.