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Countering anti-theatricality: Davenant and the drama of the protectorate (2012)
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Clare, J. (2012). Countering anti-theatricality: Davenant and the drama of the protectorate. The Oxford handbook of literature and the English Revolution, 498 - 515. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199560608.013.0027

This article begins with a discussion of the parliamentary-Puritan opposition to theatre during the Civil Wars and after the regicide. It then turns to the restoration of the monarchy in 1653, and the efforts of Richard Flecknoe and William Davenant... Read More

Censorship (2011)
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Clare, J. (2011). Censorship

This article discusses the control and regulation of playhouses during Shakespeare's career; The Book of Sir Thomas More; and Jacobean censorship. Elizabethan censorship in the decades preceding and coinciding with Shakespeare's early career evolved... Read More

Medley History: The Famous Victories of Henry the Fifth to Henry V (2010)
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Clare, J. (2009). Medley History: The Famous Victories of Henry the Fifth to Henry V. In P. Holland (Ed.), Shakespeare Survey 63, 102-113. The University of Hull. doi:10.1017/ccol9780521769150.010

More than any other playwright of the period, Shakespeare dramatized English history and in so doing experimented with different ways of representing the past. Within as well as between the tetralogies of pre-Tudor history, spanning at least a decade... Read More