Words of Wisdom:

"Boys do have feelings, but like "who cares"!" - Jod


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Shakespeare’s plays were performed at the Globe Theater and the Blackfriars Theater.
• Masque
        o a short allegorical dramatic entertainment of the 16th and 17th centuries performed by masked actors
        o suggested paralles between the person beign honored or the occosian being celebrated and sme mythological personage or event
        o serious speaking/singing roles ( professional musicians
        o comic or grotesque roles ( professional actors
• University Wits
        o A group of educated men; were schooled at Oxford and Cambridge
        o Turned to writing for the public stage
        o Christopher Marlowe, Robert Greene, Thomas Nashe, Thomas Lodge, George Peele, John Lyly, Thomas Kyd
        o Bridged the gap between the learned and popular audiences

        |Christopher Marlowe                                                   |Tamburlaine Parts 1 & 2 (1587-1588)                                   |
|                                                                       |Doctor Faustus (1588)                                                 |
|                                                                       |The Jew of Malta (1589)                                               |
|                                                                       |Edward II (1592)                                                       |
|Ben Johnson                                                           |Every Man   in His Humou (1598)                                         |
|                                                                       |Volpone (1606)                                                         |
|                                                                       |Epicoene, or the Silent Woman (1609)                                   |
|                                                                       |The Alchemist (1610)                                                   |


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