Spain and Italy

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The Italian Renaissance (and a little Spanish Golden Age) THEA 200
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Announcements Fen opens tomorrow, November 14, runs November 14-23 Buy tickets or sign up to usher at the Longstreet box office Assignment : Posted on Blackboard Write a brief paragraph on each of Aristotle’s 6 elements as they are explored in this production More detail on assignment sheet
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Spanish Golden Age Spain developed a theatrical tradition similar to England’s Theatre started around 1580 (same time as English theatre) Theatre was, on the whole,a commercial enterprise rather than part of worship Used non-realistic, iconic stage sets that took the audience to a multitude of locations Mixed comedy and tragedy Multiple plot lines
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Differences with England Women were allowed on stage, though segregated in the audience The separation of sexes in the audience was probably a result of the Muslim cultural influence in Spain Since Spain was a staunchly Catholic country, there was no Protestant/Catholic tension Held onto their religious plays (the three M’s) for a lot longer 1000’s of plays were written (lots still need translating)
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Spain’s Shakespeare Pedro Calderon De La Barca Life is a Dream : A dad really messes with his son’s head. Oracle says that his son will grow up to rebel against him, so he locks him up after he is born. Treated as a prince for one day, then back to the tower Schooled in proper ways of behaving Released, and declines to take revenge
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The Italian Renaissance and Theatre Renaissance: 14th - 15th century Science Art Aesthetics Engineering Rediscovery of Roman writers Vitruvius : Scene Design Horace : How to write a play Above: the Printing Press Literacy makes the Renaissance possible
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course THEA 200 taught by Professor Theaterappreciate/understanding during the Fall '11 term at South Carolina.

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