A Day in the Life: The Performance of Playgoing in Early Modern Madrid and London.

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  • Author(s): Amelang, David J.1
  • Source:
    Bulletin of the Comediantes. 2018, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p111-127. 17p.
  • Document Type:
    Article
  • Additional Information
    • Subject Terms:
    • Abstract:
      Going to the theater was one of the most distinctive—as well as conspicuous—cultural activities to take place regularly in early modern European cities. Precisely because so many people from all walks of life partook of this highly visible pastime, public theaters became spaces wherein social and cultural boundaries between spectators were easily (and sometimes purposefully) blurred. By focusing on the performative dimension of playgoing in Madrid and London, Western Europe's two strongholds of public theater during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, this study probes some of the social meanings and intentions underlying the practice of attending commercial theater performances in these two capitals. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • Author Affiliations:
      1Freie Universität Berlin
    • Full Text Word Count:
      8122
    • ISSN:
      0007-5108
    • Accession Number:
      10.1353/boc.2018.0026
    • Accession Number:
      137477217
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      AMELANG, D. J. A Day in the Life: The Performance of Playgoing in Early Modern Madrid and London. Bulletin of the Comediantes, [s. l.], v. 70, n. 2, p. 111–127, 2018. DOI 10.1353/boc.2018.0026. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=zbh&AN=137477217. Acesso em: 1 dez. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Amelang DJ. A Day in the Life: The Performance of Playgoing in Early Modern Madrid and London. Bulletin of the Comediantes. 2018;70(2):111-127. doi:10.1353/boc.2018.0026
    • APA:
      Amelang, D. J. (2018). A Day in the Life: The Performance of Playgoing in Early Modern Madrid and London. Bulletin of the Comediantes, 70(2), 111–127. https://doi.org/10.1353/boc.2018.0026
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Amelang, David J. 2018. “A Day in the Life: The Performance of Playgoing in Early Modern Madrid and London.” Bulletin of the Comediantes 70 (2): 111–27. doi:10.1353/boc.2018.0026.
    • Harvard:
      Amelang, D. J. (2018) ‘A Day in the Life: The Performance of Playgoing in Early Modern Madrid and London’, Bulletin of the Comediantes, 70(2), pp. 111–127. doi: 10.1353/boc.2018.0026.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Amelang, DJ 2018, ‘A Day in the Life: The Performance of Playgoing in Early Modern Madrid and London’, Bulletin of the Comediantes, vol. 70, no. 2, pp. 111–127, viewed 1 December 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Amelang, David J. “A Day in the Life: The Performance of Playgoing in Early Modern Madrid and London.” Bulletin of the Comediantes, vol. 70, no. 2, July 2018, pp. 111–127. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1353/boc.2018.0026.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Amelang, David J. “A Day in the Life: The Performance of Playgoing in Early Modern Madrid and London.” Bulletin of the Comediantes 70, no. 2 (July 2018): 111–27. doi:10.1353/boc.2018.0026.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Amelang DJ. A Day in the Life: The Performance of Playgoing in Early Modern Madrid and London. Bulletin of the Comediantes [Internet]. 2018 Jul [cited 2020 Dec 1];70(2):111–27. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=zbh&AN=137477217