Stuart masques and the Renaissance stage by Allardyce Nicoll

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Originally published: London: Harrap, 1937.

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Statementby Allardyce Nicoll.
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See also Barbara Ravelhofer, The Early Stuart Masque: Dance, Costume and Music (Oxford, ), who devotes a chapter to costumes and states that 'the theme of concord became one of the underlying principles of Stuart masques '; uniformity and an orderly stage was a 'wishful representation of the wider kingdom' ().

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Bergeron, David Moore. Twentieth-Century Criticism of English Masques, Pageants, and Entertainments: San Antonio, Tex: Trinity University Press, Bevington, David M. and Peter Holbrook, eds. Women on Stage in Stuart Drama is a welcome addition to the literature on the role of women in theater and performance.

It acts as a fine resource, most particularly for its efforts to fill in the gaps and explain the elements, literary and performative, that led up to women on the professional stage in England. The Early Stuart Masque: Dance, Costume, and Music studies the complex impact of movements, costumes, words, scenes, music, and special effects in English illusionistic theatre of the Renaissance.

Drawing on a massive amount of documentary evidence relating to English Stuart masques and the Renaissance stage book as well as spectacle in France, Italy, Germany, and the Ottoman Empire, the book 5/5(1). Women on Stage in Stuart Drama, by Sophie Tomlinson.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: Pp. xii + Cloth $ For so many years, scholars of English Renaissance drama accepted the proposition that no women performed on stage until the Restoration and when they did appear on English stages, it was assumed their advent was the.

The Early Stuart Masque: Dance, Costume, and Music studies the complex impact of movements, costumes, words, scenes, music, and special effects in English illusionistic theatre of the Renaissance. Drawing on a massive amount of documentary evidence relating to English productions as well as spectacle in France, Italy, Germany, and the Ottoman Empire, the book 5/5(1).

More editions of Stuart Masques and the Renaissance Stage: Stuart Masques and the Renaissance Stage: ISBN () Hardcover, George G. Harrap &. This work reassesses women's relationship to performance in Early Modern England.

It investigates the staging conditions, practices and gendering of Anna of Denmark's performances, bringing current critical theorisations of race, class, gender, space and performance to bear on the female courtly body in dance, staging, scenery, costume and make-up in the Jacobean court.

Note: For additional masque studies, see the "Selective guide to further reading and resources" in Richard Dutton's "The Masque" in Teaching Shakespeare and Early Modern Dramatists, edited by A.

Hiscock and L. Hopkins (Palgrave Macmillan, London, ). PRIMARY SOURCES AND MODERN EDITIONS Butler, Martin. "George Chapman's Masque of the Twelve Months.

Masques, Mimes and Miracles: Studies in the Popular Theatre. London: Harrap, Nicoll, Allardyce. Stuart Masques and the Renaissance Stage. London: G.C.

Harrap, Nungezer, Edwin. A Dictionary of Actors and of Other Persons Associated with the Public Representation of Plays in England before New York: Greenwood Press, []. The book incorporates everything that has been discovered in recent years about the early modern stage, including the archaeology of the Rose and the Globe.

Also included is an invaluable appendix, listing all the plays known to have been performed at particular playhouses and by specific companies. Nicoll, Allardyce, Stuart Masques and the Cited by: masque of queens Download masque of queens or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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Some of their more successful masques include The Masque of Blackness () and Pleasure Reconciled to Virtue (). Bibliography. See A. Nicoll, Stuart Masques and the Renaissance Stage (); E. Welsford, The Court Masque (, repr.

); S. Orgel, The Jonsonian Masque (); S. Sutherland, Masques in Jacobean Tragedy (). Masque. Women on the Renaissance stage provides a unique reassessment of women's relationship to performance in early modern England.

A study of women's participation in the Jacobean court masque, it gives detailed historicised and interdisciplinary readings of the performances of Anna of Denmark (wife of James VI and I) in the Scottish and English Jacobean courts. Women on the Renaissance stage provides a unique reassessment of women's relationship to performance in early modern England.

A study of women's participation in the Jacobean court masque, it gives detailed historicised and interdisciplinary readings of the performances of Anna of Denmark (wife of James VI and I) in the Scottish and English Jacobean : Clare McManus.

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Mulryne and M. Shewring, Londonpp. Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, Volume. Contributors also consider the plays in the context of racial, gender, religious, and class issues in the Renaissance and compare the dramas to Stuart masques, festive practices, and other art forms such as painting.

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Like other outstanding creative achievements, the English theatre of the Renaissance was the product of a confluence of diverse elements held in fruitful tension. Elements, both popular and intellectual, inherited from the Middle Ages survived to play an important part in the outlook of the dramatists and in their understanding of their craft.

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Design. The sets, costumes, and stage effects were designed by Inigo Jones; Blackness was the first of many masques for the Stuart Court on which Jonson and Jones would collaborate. The music for Blackness was composed by Alfonso Ferrabosco.

Jones designed a raised and mobile stage for the masque, forty feet square and four feet off the floor; this was employed for many. In this book, Bonnie Lander Johnson explores early modern ideas of chastity, demonstrating how crucial early Stuart thinking on chastity was to political, medical, theological and moral debates, and that it was also a virtue that governed the construction of different literary genres.Masques, Mayings and Music-Dramas comprises a sequence of in-depth case-studies of significant aspects of early twentieth-century English music-theatre.

Vaughan Williams forms a central thread in this discussion, and Stratford-upon-Avon serves as a geographical focus-point for mediating conflicting visions of an English musical tradition.Women on the Renaissance Stage: Anna of Denmark and Female Masquing in the Stuart Court ().

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