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Philosophy and Social Theory

A Cultural History of Tragedy In The Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...What happened to tragedy in the Middle Ages? The traditional scholarly answer is that, during this period, tragedy entered a long, dark phase which ended only with the Renaissance.O.G. Brockett and H.J. Franklin, eds, History of the Theatre...

Institutional Frameworks

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter


... to highlight Jewish valour and virtue and to offer an implicit retort to anti-Semitism. See Simonsohn 1977; Jaffe-Berg 2013. For instance, a 1489 performance in Pesaro of the story of Judith and Holofernes fulfilled these aims;...