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Women, medicine and theatre, 1500-1750 : literary mountebanks and performing quacks / M.A. Katritzky.

By: Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in performance and early modern dramaPublication details: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2007.Description: xvi, 367 p. : ill. ; 23 cmISBN:
  • 0754650847 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780754650843 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 791/.1 22
NLM classification:
  • 2007 L-427
  • WZ 310
Online resources:
Contents:
Table of contents only: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip072/2006032256.html
List of diagrams and plates -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction : 'Mountebanks, monsters, and several beasts' : Margaret Cavendish at the Antwerp Carnival Fair -- pt. 1. Performing medieval quacks -- 1. Quack actresses of 1514 -- 2. Literary Mountebanks 1 : sex 'n' shopping on the medieval religious stage -- 3. A quack picture : a key to the appearance of medieval staging? -- pt. 2. Visual aspects of Mountebank activity -- 4. Friendship albums and other visual sources -- 5. Containers, stages and venues -- 6. The troupe -- 7. Performative aspects -- pt. 3. Marketing medicine -- 8. Medical and commercial activity -- 9. Women as healers -- 10. Literary Mountebanks 2 : stage quacks of Ben Jonson, Thomas Killigrew, Aphra Behn and Christian Weise -- 11. Quack couples : the male-female partnership -- pt. 4. Gendering tooth-drawers -- 12. Tooth-drawers -- 13. Literary Mountebanks 3 : Johann Kuhnau's female tooth-drawer, 1700 -- 14. A French tooth-drawer : on the stage of Europe's first secular theatre? --
pt. 5. Commedia dell'arte actresses -- 15. Inamorata -- 16. Comici and Buffoni -- 17. Italian mixed-gender troupes : Thomas II Platter and Hippolytus Guarinonius -- 18. Female stage costume and cross-dressing -- pt. 6. English actresses and the rise of the German professional stage -- 20. Pre-1650 women associated with the English comedians -- 21. The introduction of actresses in German-speaking Europe -- 22. Literary Mountebanks 4 : Johann Beer's flying quacks and mixed-gender 'English' troupe -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-334) and index.

Table of contents only: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip072/2006032256.html

List of diagrams and plates -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction : 'Mountebanks, monsters, and several beasts' : Margaret Cavendish at the Antwerp Carnival Fair -- pt. 1. Performing medieval quacks -- 1. Quack actresses of 1514 -- 2. Literary Mountebanks 1 : sex 'n' shopping on the medieval religious stage -- 3. A quack picture : a key to the appearance of medieval staging? -- pt. 2. Visual aspects of Mountebank activity -- 4. Friendship albums and other visual sources -- 5. Containers, stages and venues -- 6. The troupe -- 7. Performative aspects -- pt. 3. Marketing medicine -- 8. Medical and commercial activity -- 9. Women as healers -- 10. Literary Mountebanks 2 : stage quacks of Ben Jonson, Thomas Killigrew, Aphra Behn and Christian Weise -- 11. Quack couples : the male-female partnership -- pt. 4. Gendering tooth-drawers -- 12. Tooth-drawers -- 13. Literary Mountebanks 3 : Johann Kuhnau's female tooth-drawer, 1700 -- 14. A French tooth-drawer : on the stage of Europe's first secular theatre? --

pt. 5. Commedia dell'arte actresses -- 15. Inamorata -- 16. Comici and Buffoni -- 17. Italian mixed-gender troupes : Thomas II Platter and Hippolytus Guarinonius -- 18. Female stage costume and cross-dressing -- pt. 6. English actresses and the rise of the German professional stage -- 20. Pre-1650 women associated with the English comedians -- 21. The introduction of actresses in German-speaking Europe -- 22. Literary Mountebanks 4 : Johann Beer's flying quacks and mixed-gender 'English' troupe -- Bibliography -- Index.

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