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Theatre Arts Notes - Theatres built The Globe Theater –...

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21:36 England’s Renaissance Renaissance in Italy mid-1930’s In England 1485 End of the war of the roses Henry (VII) Tudor is King Henry VIII and Elizabeth I Henry’s formation of the church  of England Rise in nationalism Elizabeth prohibited religious and political plays Rise of secular dramas University wits Elizabethan Drama University educated writers Greek and roman philosophers studied and classic plays performed Popular audiences
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Unformatted text preview: Theatres built The Globe Theater – 10,000 people, outside city, Hay roof Elizabethan Drama Early point of attack (a lot of background) Organized chronologically (no flashbacks, etc.) All important events shown on stage Soliloquy Short scene is basic structural unit Non-illusionistic Major concern for developing action Tone can vary frequently Underlying POV Iambic Pentameter 21:36 21:36...
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course THAR 281 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Texas A&M.

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