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Unfixable forms : disability, performance, and the early modern English theater / Katherine Schaap Williams.

Author/creator Schaap Williams, Katherine, 1983- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2021.
Copyright Notice ©2021
Descriptionxiii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: unfixing early modern disability -- Deformed: wanting to see Richard III -- Citizen transformed: being the lame soldier -- Performing cripple in theatrical exchange -- Changing the ugly body -- Playing time, or sick of feigning -- Making the monster -- Coda: inviting performance.
Abstract "This book analyzes physical disability in sixteenth-century and seventeenth-century English plays by Shakespeare, Dekker, Jonson, Middleton, and others to show how disability is a product of and catalyst for theatrical performance in the early modern theater"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Schaap Williams, Katherine, 1983- Unfixable forms. Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2021 9781501753510
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
LCCN 2020056455
ISBN9781501753503 hardcover
ISBN1501753509 hardcover
ISBNelectronic publication
ISBNelectronic book

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