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English Court Theatre, 15581642

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Cambridge University Press
Theatre, drama, Theater - History & Criticism, Performing Arts, Performing Arts/Dance, Performing Arts / Theater / General, Performing Arts / Theater / History & Criticism, Theaters - England - History - 16th century, Theater - General, 16th century, 17th century, England, History, Theater audiences, The
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ISBN 100521030064
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(shelved 7 times as courtroom-drama) avg rating — 24, ratings — published Want to Read saving. The Royal Court Theatre, at different times known as the Court Theatre, the New Chelsea Theatre, and the Belgravia Theatre, is a non-commercial West End theatre on Sloane Square, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, it was acquired by and remains the home of the English Stage Company and is notable for its contributions to contemporary s: Sloane Square, London, SW1, United Kingdom.

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The English Stage Company (ESC) is the resident company of the Royal Court Theatre in Sloane Square, company and its work is the result of two disparate groups eventually uniting in a common cause. Indirectors George Devine and Tony Richardson devised a scheme to present 'the whole range of contemporary drama' in London with a small permanent company.

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Woodcut from the Wrst English translation of Serlio’s Architettura, 86 16 Jacques Callot, etching of a court ballet in the UYzi Theatre, Florence, 17 John Webb, plan of the theatre made by Inigo Jones in the Paved Court, Somerset House.

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Within the court, however, in silent dance performances called “masques,” women did have the opportunity to perform for other elites. While these performances were traditionally designed to display court wealth and introduce marriageable young men and women, Anna used her influence to create a series of popular and controversial “queen’s masques” that featured only women.

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* William R. Streitberger, Review of English Studies * Shakespeare, Court Dramatist is the work f a master scholar and * Kevin Curran, Studies in English Literature * If the detail is sometimes overwhelming, his chapters are well-organized, and a helpful "conclusions" section summarizes this precise, provocative argument.

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Astington, John, English Court Theatre,Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Berger, Thomas L., and others, An Index of Characters in Early Modern English Drama: Printed Plays,Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Bevington, David, From 'Mankind' to Marlowe: Growth of Structure in the Popular Drama of Tudor England, Harvard University Press;Oxford.

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Shakespeare, Court Dramatist centres around the contention that the courts of both Elizabeth I and James I loomed much larger in Shakespeare's creative life than is usually appreciated. Richard Dutton argues that many, perhaps most, of Shakespeare's plays have survived in versions adapted for court presentation, where length was no object (and indeed encouraged) and rhetorical virtuosity was.

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