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Histrio-mastix.

Histrio-mastix.

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Published by AMS Press in [New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIssued for subscribers by the editor of the Tudor facsimile texts, 1912.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2411 .H65
The Physical Object
Pagination[67] p.
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5702381M
ISBN 100404534287
LC Control Number70133706

Prynne, a graduate of Oxford, and a learned barrister of Lincoln's Inn, who published an unreadable book (Histrio-Mastix, the Player' Scourge, or Actors' Tragedie, divided into Two Parts) against theatres, masquerades, dancing, and women actors, with reflections upon the frivolities of the queen, was condemned by the Star-Chamber to be expelled. Histrio-mastix is a page argument for the closure of the theatres. “Actus 5, Scena Sexta” focuses on the dangers involved in acting and watching plays, that such activities threatened to make male actors and spectators alike effeminate; because women were barred from performing on the Renaissance stage, male actors dressed in female.


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Histrio-mastix the players scourge, or, Actors tragaedie: divided into two parts: wherein it is largely evidenced, by divers arguments by the concurring authorities and resolutions of sundry texts of Scripture, of the whole primitive church, both under the law and Gospell, of the 55 synodes and councels, of the 71 fathers and Christian writers before the yeare of our Lord.

Histrio-mastix by William Shakespeare (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13. Histrio-mastix Or, The player vvhipt () [John Marston] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

EARLY LITERATURE. Imagine holding history in your hands. Now you can. Digitally preserved and previously accessible only through libraries as Early English Books OnlineFirst published: 13 Dec, Histriomastix or The Player Whipped is a late Elizabethan play, written by the satirist John Marston and acted in It was previously thought that the play was likely acted by the Children of Paul's, one of the companies of boy actors active at the time; but more recent research suggests that Histriomastix was performed at the –9 Christmas revels of the Middle Temple.

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In his character Chrisoganus, a “Master Pedant” and “translating scholler,” the audience was able to recognize the learned Ben Jonson. A brief, bitter literary feud developed between Marston and.

London: Printed by E. and W. for Michael Sparke, First Edition. Second state, with errata on ***4 verso. Quarto pages x mm, collating: xxxiv,ff., ii,xl, complete.

Bound in a 19th century full morocco binding, marbled end papers, all edges gilt. Some wear to the outer joints and at the crown, otherwise binding holding well.

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Wherein it is largely evidenced, by divers arguments, by the concurring authorities and resolutions of sundry texts of Scripture. The Book of Sport was issued initially by James I.

It identified the need to go to church in the morning and enjoy yourself in the afternoon. Charles I reissued it in The Norton Anthology of English Literature states that Charles probably republished the text in response to William Prynne’s Histrio-Mastix.

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– Histrio-mastix The players scourge, or, actors tragædie, divided into two parts. Histrio-Mastix is his most famous work and has the dubious honor of being the first English book to be publicly burnt by the Common hangman. His attack on stage plays labelled female actresses as "notorious whores," at a time when the Queen herself took part in Montagu's Shepherd's Paradise.

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– Histrio-mastix The players scourge, or, actors tragædie, divided into two parts. ‘William Prynne’s Histrio-mastix, published in ,is a thousand-page, prolix, repetitive, and impassioned tract denouncing theatre, theatre people, theatre spectators, and many other forms of pretending or enjoying, as ungodly.

The tract is a fascinating document of what Jonas Barish has called ‘the Anti-theatrical prejudice’ in. The Book of Sport was issued initially by James I.

It identified the need to go to church in the morning and enjoy yourself in the afternoon. Charles I reissued it in The Norton Anthology of English Literature states that Charles probably republished the text in response to William Prynne's Histrio-Mastix. Histrio-Mastix was subtitled the Player's.

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In fact, it was possible to read an index first, or even instead of the book. Something like this happened in the case of Histrio-mastix, a massive anti-theatrical treatise by the Puritan polemicist William Prynne (Item 1). An entry in the concluding index or "table" cost Prynne his ears.

Peter Helland talks about the books by William Prynne and John Witherspoon that sharply condemn the theatre and everything attached to it. Prynne wrote his page book Histrio-Mastix, The. spiritual health He did so in his book by condemning ‘‘all popular, festive, and dramatic entertainments that furthered the work of the Devil.’’24 Prynne’s misfortune in the case of Histrio-mastix, from Cressy’s perspective, was that ‘‘William Laud, at this time still bishop of London, 4 Press Censorship in Caroline EnglandFile Size: KB.

A Puritan censor morum, born near Bath, bred to the bar; wrote a book or pamphlet called "Histrio-Mastix, or the Player's Scourge," against the stage, for which and a reflection in it against the virtue of the queen he was brought before the Star Chamber insentenced to the pillory, and had his ears cropped off, and for an offence against Laud, whether by order of the Star.

Carlyle referred to Prynne’s Histrio-Mastix as “a book still extant, but never more to be read by mortal”; but the index must have given amusement to many from the curious character of its entries, and Attorney-General Noy particularly alluded to it in his speech at Prynne’s trial.

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from: $ ‘A whipper whipped’ is a thoroughly new account of the Star Chamber case against William Prynne for publishing the seditious work Histrio-mastix. It is based upon a hitherto unused manuscript account that provides previously undisclosed information about the proceedings and especially about the intentions of the by: 4.

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Freeman's premise that antitheatricality persistently calls on a 'body public,' a particular understanding of the ideal state that includes even as it excludes bodies, is a productive. This book examines the nature of commercial relations among the theater companies in London during the time of Shakespeare.

Roslyn Knutson argues that the companies cooperated in the adoption of business practices that would enable the theatrical enterprise to flourish.Footnotes "Despite its unreadability as a whole this book still exercises a very genuine fascination" (Pforzheimer).

Histrio-Mastix was a virulent attack on the performance of stage plays, but the Prynne's particular denouncement of female actors at the same time as Queen Henrietta Maria was participating in a court masque, led to his being tried for sedition.William Prynne, Histrio-Mastix: The Players Scourge, or Actors Tragedie (London: Printed by E.

A. and W. I. for Michael Sparke, ). William Prynne's first book, Histrio-Mastix, was interpreted as an attack not only on stage plays, but on King Charles I and Queen Henrietta Maria.

For this offense, both Prynne's ears were cut off in the pillory.