Canons and Classics: Publishing Drama in Caroline England
The publication of playbooks in the 1630s helped to shape a distinctive culture of Caroline drama and to give rise to the first canon of English professional drama.
Zachary Lesser and Alan B. Farmer. "Canons and Classics: Publishing Drama in Caroline England" Localizing Caroline Drama, 1625–1642. Ed. Alan B. Farmer and Adam Zucker. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 17-41.
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