Martin Butler

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Martin Butler: offprint and typescript, ''Politics and the Masque: Salmacida Spolia' in Thomas Healey and Jonathan Sawday, Literature and the English Civil War (Cambridge 1990); typescript, 'Late Jonson'; offprint, 'Risks and Rewards: Ben Jonson at Court': review of David Riggs, Ben Jonson: A Life, Cambridge Quarterly, vol. XX, no. 2 (1991); typescript, 'Why was Jonson's "Magnetic Lady" censored'?, later revised and published as 'Ecclesiastical Censorship of Early Stuart Drama: The Case of Jonson's "The Magnetic Lady"', Modern Philology, vol. 88, no. 4 (May 1992); offprint, Stuart Politics in Jonson's Tale of a Tub', Modern language Review, vol. 85, no. 1 (January 1990); copy essay, 'Romans in Britain: The Roman Actor and the Early Stuart Classical Play', in Douglas Howard (ed.), Philip Massinger: A Reassessment (Cambridge 1985); copy article, 'Massinger's City Madam and the Caroline Audience', Renaissance Drama, vol. 13 (1982); offprint, 'A Case Study in Caroline Political Theatre: Braithwaite's Mercurius Britannicus (1641), Historical Journal vol. 27, no. 4 (1984); offprint, 'Early Stuart Court Culture: Compliment or Criticism', Historical Journal, vol. 32, no. 2 (1989); offprint, 'Two Playgoers and the Closing of the London Theatres, 1642', Theatre Research International, vo. 9, no. 2 (Summer 1984); offprint, 'Entertaining the Palatine Prince: Plays on Foreign Affairs 1635-1637', English Literary Renaissance, vol. 13, No. 3, (Autumn 1983); offprint, 'Royal Slaves? The Stuart Court and the Theatres', Renaissance Drama Newsletter, Supplement Two (Spring 1984); offprint, 'William Prynne and the Allegory of Middleton's Game at Chess', Notes and Queries (April 1983); copy essay, 'Love's Sacrifice: Ford's Metatheatrical Tragedy' in Michael Neill (ed.) John Ford: Critical Revisions (Cambridge 1988); typescript, review of Andrew Gurr, 'Playgoing in Shakespeare's London (Cambridge 1987); review by David Norbrook of Martin Butler's Theatre and Crisis 1632-1642, Times Literary Supplement, 6 August 1985; typescript, review of the same, unknown author; report on Martin Butler's doctoral thesis, 'The English Drama and its Political Setting 1632-1642' by Margot Heinemann, with letter to her from Cambridge University Press concerning publication of same, 1981; letters from Martin Butler to Margot Heinemann, 1980-1990