The Renaissance Theatre: Texts, Performance, Design: Volume II: Design, Image and Acting, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Renaissance Theatre: Texts, Performance, Design

Volume II: Design, Image and Acting, 1st Edition

Edited by Christopher Cairns


130 pages

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Hardback: 9780367134303
pub: 2019-05-23
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Originally published in 1999, this book is a critical analysis of Renaissance theatre, including chapters on speaking theatres, performing theatre and redesigning Shakespeare.

Table of Contents

1. La memoria del teatro nel medioevo e il caso terenzio, Cesare Molinari. 2. Les illustrations des pieces éditées, en France, au début du XVIIeme siecle: leur rapport avec la réalité scénique (étude élaborée a partir des didascalies du texte), Catherine Guillot. 3. Le edizioni illustrate dei drammaturghi antichi e l'idea del teatro antico nel Rinascimento, Eleonora Giordani. 4. 'Il portico' and 'la botegga' on the early Italian perspective stage: a comparative study in theatre iconography, Klaus Neiiendam. 5. Spectacle and 'Civil liturgies' in Malta during the time of the Knights of St. John, Vicki Ann Cremona. 6. La sopravvivenza dell'idea rinascimentale della festa negli allestimenti teatrali fiorentini degli anni 1656-1661, Francoise Decroisette. 7. Speaking theatres: the 'Olimpico' theatres oc Vicenza and Sabbioneta, and Camillo's Theatre of Memory, Olivia Dawson. 8. The 'servant of two masters': Scaramouche, Hamlet and Dom Juan, Stephen Knapper. 9. Performing theatre: on acting in the early Renaissance, Raimondo Guarino. 10. Redesigning Shakespeare: modern Macbeths between cinema and fine arts, Mariacristina Cavecchi.

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