English Renaissance Theater

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English Renaissance Theater (Elizabethan) Elizabethan explorers discovering the New World colonization Active intellectual period Humanism Elizabeth I (r. 1558-1603) Until 1558, most drama centered around religious ideas Problem in England people using religious plays to create conflict as propaganda for their own specific mythology Henry 8 th caused shift away from Catholicism Created new church and broke away from pope because pope refused him a divorce he needed a divorce b/c 1 st wife unable to have a son A daughter would be more likely to be consented so he wanted to marry someone who would give him a son Found Church of England (Protestant leaning)
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course THEA 200 taught by Professor Theaterappreciate/understanding during the Fall '11 term at South Carolina.

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