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By D.J. Hopkins

This interdisciplinary learn theorizes the interplay of person functionality and social house. analyzing 3 different types of space – the city, the theatrical, and the cartographic – this volume considers the position of functionality within the construction and operation of those areas in the course of a interval in London’s background outlined approximately via the lifetime of Shakespeare.

City/Stage/Globe not just organizes a variety of performs, pageants, maps, and masques within the ancient and cultural contexts during which they emerged, but in addition makes use of functionality conception to find the ways that those probably ephemeral occasions contributed to lasting switch within the spatial strategies and actual topograpy of early smooth London.

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