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Renaissance Italian theater

Mauda Bregoli-Russo

Renaissance Italian theater

Joseph Regenstein Library of the University of Chicago

by Mauda Bregoli-Russo

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Published by L.S. Olschki in Firenze .
Written in English

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  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • University of Chicago. Library -- Catalogs,
    • Italian drama -- To 1700 -- Bibliography -- Catalogs,
    • Renaissance -- Italy -- Bibliography -- Catalogs

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMauda Bregoli Russo.
      SeriesBiblioteca di bibliografia italiana ;, 100
      ContributionsUniversity of Chicago. Library.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ2354.D7 R87 1984, PQ4231.A5 R87 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 219 p., [56] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages219
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2778341M
      ISBN 108822232143
      LC Control Number86141945

      Set guidelines for theatres and design – tried to fit classical theatre (circular and outdoors) into indoor theatres, able to use perspective. – Teatro Olimpico – in Vicenza, Italy. The oldest surviving Renaissance theatre. Had fixed perspective scenes in each of five doors. Was not adaptable enough. THEATRE LIGHTING THROUGHOUT HISTORY At the beginning of the Renaissance in Italy, three types of artificial light sources were commonly used in theatrical events. The first, and probably the earliest light source, was the torch. The second was ceramic or metal oil lamps, with a wick protruding above the lip of the vessel, burning animal or vegetable oil.

      The Italian writers Boccaccio, Pico, and Niccolo Machiavelli were able to distribute their works much more easily and cheaply because of the rise of the printed book. Alas, the Italian Renaissance could not last forever, and beginning in with the French invasion of Italian land Italy was plagued by the presence of foreign powers vying for. When we look at Renaissance buildings, they look familiar, almost as if they were built one hundred years ago. The architectural language invented by the Italian Renaissance architects became the dominant architectural language of the modern world, displaced only by the advent of modernist architecture in the twentieth century.

      Renaissance Theatre Renaissance Drama Introduced Italian scenic practices in England. End of an Era From , England was controlled by Puritans Puritans were violently opposed to theatre –Believed that theatre was a den of iniquity and taught immorality. The book probes how deeply the Latin and vernacular works of Boccaccio spoke to the Renaissance humanists of the fifteenth century. It treats not only the literary legacy of Boccaccio’s works but also their paradoxical importance for the history of the Italian language and reception in theater and books .


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Hull, who taught the course at East Tennessee State, earned her Ph.D. at Bryn Mawr College. THEATRE HISTORY - Beginning through the Renaissance. During the 16th c., each duke who ruled an Italian state had a theatre (not a permanent structure--usually built in a large drawing or ball room and then torn down).

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