He's for a jig or a tale of bawdry: notes on the English dramatic jig
Authors: Clegg, Roger; Thomson, Peter
Source: Studies in Theatre & Performance, Volume 29, Number 1, February 2009 , pp. 67-83(17)
Abstract:This article has its origin in the author's work on the staging of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century jigs. It offers comments on the nature of jigs, summarises their theatrical history and its afterlife and reflects on the problem of reviving them in the twenty-first century.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: February 2009
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