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Spectacular Performances - a book by Orgel, Stephen

Spectacular Performances

Essays on Theatre, Imagery, Books, and Selves in Early Modern England

Spectacular Performances( )
Author: Orgel, Stephen
ISBN:978-0-7190-8169-9
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Manchester University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

Why did Queen Elizabeth I compare herself with her disastrous ancestor Richard II? Why would Ben Jonson transform Queen Anne and her ladies into Amazons as entertainment for the pacifist King James? How do the concept of costume as high fashion and as self-fashioning, as disguise and as thevery essence of theatre, relate to one other? How do portraits of poets help make the author readers want, and why should books, the embodiment of the word, be illustrated at all? What conventions...
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Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / General
Performing Arts / Theater / General
History / Europe / Great Britain
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.1 x 6.1 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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