Renaissance Drama 25 - New Series XXV 1994 Renaissance Drama and the Law

Renaissance Drama, an annual and interdisciplinary publication, is devoted to drama and performance as a central feature of Renaissance culture. The essays in each volume explore traditional canons of drama, the significance of performance (broadly construed) to early modern culture, and the impact of new forms of interpretation on the study of Renaissance plays, theater, and performance.

The essays in this volume, "Renaissance Drama and the Law," explore a range of relationships among Renaissance drama and legal texts, controversies, and trials in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England.