Table of contents for Shakespeare's companies : William Shakespeare's early career and the acting companies, 1577-1594 / by Terence Schoone-Jongen.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Acknowledgements									v
Introduction										1
PART I: TOWARDS A CHRONOLOGICAL FRAMEWORK			14
Chapter 1: In Stratford								14	
Chapter 2: Greene¿s Groatsworth of Wit and Shakespeare¿s First Plays		23	
PART II: THEATRICAL CONTEXTS						61
Chapter 3: Provincial Playing, c. 1577-1588						61	
Chapter 4: London Playing, 1588-1594						84	
PART III: SHAKESPEARE AND THE COMPANIES				131
Introductory Note									131	
Chapter 5: The Queen¿s Men								133
Chapter 6: Strange¿s Men								159
Chapter 7: Pembroke¿s Men								185
Chapter 8: Sussex¿s Men								232
Chapter 9: The ¿Lancashire Connection¿						253	
Chapter 10: Leicester¿s Men and Lesser Claimants					275
Conclusion: The Misguided Mission							315	
Appendix: Company Itineraries, 1577-1594						320
Bibliography										349	
Index											373

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- To 1625.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- England -- London.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Relations with actors.
Theatrical companies -- England -- London -- History -- 16th century.
Theater -- England -- London -- History -- 16th century.