Iconography of the English History Play

Author: Fleischer, Martha Hester
Year:1974
Pages:365
ISBN:0-7734-0583-6
978-0-7734-0583-7
Price:239.95
Investigates the emblematic significance of the stage imagery of the popular English history play in the age of Shakespeare. Demonstrates that these plays convey significance by means of visual conventions and commonplaces, and that the nonverbal images so employed actually constitute a visual vocabulary current at least in this dramatic genre.