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Drama and the Succession to the Crown, 1561-1633 by Lisa Hopkins

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By Lisa Hopkins

The succession to the throne, Lisa Hopkins argues right here, was once a burning subject not just within the ultimate years of Elizabeth yet good into the 1630s, with carrying on with questions about how James' kingdoms should be governed after his dying. as the factor, with its attendant constitutional questions, used to be so politically delicate, Hopkins contends that drama, with its riddled identities, indirect dating to truth, and inherent blurring of the level to which the placement it dramatizes is indicative or specific, provided an important discussion board for the dialogue. Hopkins analyzes many of the ways that the dramatic works of the time - by means of Marlowe, Shakespeare, Webster and Ford between others - replicate, negotiate and dream the problem of the succession to the throne.

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