Elizabethan Drama and Its Mad Folk ( The Harness Prize Essay for 1913 ). E. Allison PEERS.

Elizabethan Drama and Its Mad Folk ( The Harness Prize Essay for 1913 ).

Cambridge, England: W. Heffer & Sons, 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. [viii] + 190pp. Original burgundy cloth lettered on spine. A study of the representation of madness in Elizabethan theatre. I. Introductory; II. The Presentation op Madness— from the Standpoint of History; III. The Presentation op Madness— from the Standpoint of Literature; IV. Mad Folk in Tragedy and Comedy— (i) The Maniacs; V. Mad Folk in Tragedy and Comedy — (ii) Imbecility, VI. Mad Folk in Tragedy and Comedy — (iii) Melancholy; VII. Mad Folk in Tragedy and Comedy — (iv) Delusions, Hallucinations, and other abnormal states; VIII. Mad Folk in Tragedy and Comedy — (v) The Pretenders. IX. Conclusion. Minor bruising at spine ends, spine lettering dulled, page-edges, endpapers & prelims lighlty browned, else a tight, internally-clean VG copy. Item #54525

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