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Martin White - Renaissance Drama in Action - 9780415067393 - V9780415067393
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Renaissance Drama in Action

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Description for Renaissance Drama in Action Paperback. A fascinating exploration of Renaissance theatre practice and staging, which relates the characteristics of Renaissance theatre to the issues involved in staging the plays today. Plays discussed include 'The Duchess of Malfi'. Num Pages: 280 pages, 20 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 2AB; ANC; DSBD; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 164 x 18. Weight in Grams: 568.
Renaissance Drama in Action is a fascinating exploration of Renaissance theatre practice and staging. Covering questions of contemporary playhouse design, verse and language, staging and rehearsal practices, and acting styles, Martin White relates the characteristics of Renaissance theatre to the issues involved in staging the plays today. This refreshingly accessible volume: * examines the history of the plays on the English stage from the seventeenth century to the present day * explores questions arising from reconstructions, with particular reference to the new Globe Theatre * includes interviews with, and draws on the ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
Number of Pages
280
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780415067393
SKU
V9780415067393
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Ref
99-1

About Martin White
Martin White is Professor of Theatre at the University of Bristol, and has taught and directed for 25 years. He is editor of Arden of Faversham and author of Middleton and Tourneur.

Reviews for Renaissance Drama in Action
'The book is a remarkably successful attempt to bridge the ever widening gap between the scholarly tome and the student textbook.' - Speech and Drama 'This is an excellent book, and is well worth recommending to students of drama of the Renaissance period.' - New Theatre Quartely '[An] excellent introduction to Renaissance dramatic texts ... Read more

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