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352 pages
10 x 6 inches
Exeter Performance Studies
University of Exeter Press
Paperback (February 2014)
ISBN-13 9780859898782
ISBN-10 0859898784
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Theater, Film and Dance
Singing Simpkin and other Bawdy Jigs
Musical Comedy on the Shakespearean Stage: Scripts, Music and Context
by Roger Clegg and Lucie Skeaping
A popular crowd-pleaser in the late 16th and mid-17th century, the dramatic jig was a short, comic, bawdy musical-drama which included elements of dance, slapstick and disguise. With a cast of ageing cuckolds show more
   about the author

Lucie Skeaping is a celebrated musician and broadcaster and currently presents 'The Early Music Show' on BBC Radio 3.

Following her training as a violinist at the Royal College of Music, Lucie
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   table of contents

List of illustrations



Abbreviations and referencing conventions

A history of the dramatic jig

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"The book reinvigorates this lively and little-known form [...] addresses the full range of formal elements of the jig: texts, music, dance, staging, social context, and audience reception, spurring a critical show more
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