THESIS: Elizabethan Drama changed literature and theater into what it is today.
I. History of Elizabethan Theater
a. forming of theater
1. medieval church
2. mystery and morality
1. rogues and thieves
2. acting guilds
II. Influences and people
a. commanding actors
1. wars of the roses (other historical influences)
2. laws restricting theater
III. The theaters
b. the theater and the globe
1. locations and characteristics
2. Burbage and other accomplishment
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not been for these noble few literature and theater would not quite be the art form it is today.
Lace, William W. Elizabethan England. San Diego, Ca. Lucent Books, 1995.
Boas, Fredrick S. An Introduction to Tudor Drama. Oxford, Eng. Clarendon Press, 1977.
“The English Theater.” Cultural Atlas of the Renaissance, p218.
Arnold Edward., ed Prentive Hall Literature. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: PrenticeHall, 1989.