4 edition of Drama of the English Renaissance found in the catalog.
Library has: v. 1 (c. 1,2), 2 (c.1).
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 89 p. :|
|Number of Pages||76|
|I. The Tudor period. II. The Stuart period.|
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Under Elizabeth, farming was encouraged resulting in a recovery that put a vast amount of wealth into the hands of a large number of people. Usually polygonal in plan to give an overall rounded effect though the Red Bull and the first Fortune were squarethe three levels of inward-facing galleries overlooked the open centre, into which jutted the stage—essentially a platform surrounded on three sides by the audience, only the rear being restricted for the entrances and exits of the actors and seating for the musicians.
The colors as well as the different fabrics of the costumes allowed viewers to know the roles of each actor when they came on stage. The portrait miniature had spread all over Europe by the 18th century. Due to inflation that occurred during this time period, Drama of the English Renaissance increased in some theatres from a penny to a sixpence or even higher. While it considered matters of morality and religion, these were handled in the light of the Reformation.
Discussions on how to translate the Bible so that it could be understood by laymen but still do justice to God's word became contentious, with people arguing how much license could be taken to impart the correct meaning without sacrificing its eloquence. He continued to challenge the kingship and wrote some of his darker plays such as King Lear, Macbeth, and Othello.
herself was a product of trained by Roger Ascham, and wrote such as "" at critical moments of her life. The public theatres were three stories high, and built around an open space at the centre.
Shakespeare's and Marlowe's are two examples of this type of English history play. The first successful theatres, such as The Theatre, opened in 1576.
Before 1576, plays were acted in public halls and large houses, and in inns and public squares and courtyards and other open spaces, by troops of actors that mostly travelled around the countryside between cities and towns. Literature, Politics and Law in Renaissance England 2005• Theatrical life and the establishment of permanent theatres A performance in progress at the Swan theatre in London in 1596.
Politically, playwrights and actors were clients of the monarchy and aristocracy, and most supported the Royalist cause.
, whose works include , , , and , remains one of the most championed authors in English literature.