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by Andrea Stevens

Author: Andrea Stevens
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press; 1 edition (June 30, 2013)
Pages: 232 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
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Examines the painted body of the actor on the early modern stage. Inventions of the Skin illuminates a history of the stage technology of paint that extends backward to the 1460s York cycle and forward to the 1630s.

Examines the painted body of the actor on the early modern stage. Organized as a series of studies, the four chapters of this book examine goldface and divinity in York's Corpus Christi play, with special attention to the pageant representing The Transfiguration of Christ; bloodiness in Elizabethan and Jacobean drama, specifically blood's unexpected role as a device for disguise in plays such as Look About You (anon.

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Renaissance Culture may, as a series title, provoke some surprise. On the other hand, most of the critical work in English literary studies of the period 1500–1700 which endorses this idea has rejected the older identification of the period as ‘the Renaissance’, with its implicit homage to the myth of essential and universal Man coming to stand (in all his sovereign individuality) at the centre of a new world picture. In other words, the term ‘culture’ in the place of ‘literature’ leads us to expect the words ‘early modern’ in the place of ‘Renaissance’. Why, then, ‘Edinburgh Critical Studies in Renaissance Culture ’?

Published by Edinburgh University Press, 2013. Synopsis: Examines the painted body of the actor on the early modern stage

Published by Edinburgh University Press, 2013. ISBN 10: 0748670491, ISBN 13: 9780748670499. Synopsis: Examines the painted body of the actor on the early modern stage.

Series: Edinburgh Critical Studies in Renaissance Culture. Published by: Edinburgh University Press. Examines the painted body of the actor on the early modern stage.

Inventions of the Skin book. Published June 30th 2013 by Edinburgh University Press (first published January 1st 2013). 0748670491 (ISBN13: 9780748670499).

Home Browse Books Book details, Inventions of the Skin . English Drama-Early Modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600-History and Criticism. Early Modern English Drama: A Critical Companion By Garrett A. Sullivan J. Patrick Cheney; Andrew Hadfield Oxford University Press, 2006.

Home Browse Books Book details, Inventions of the Skin: The Painted Body i. .Inventions of the Skin: The Painted Body in Early English Drama, 1400-1642. By Andrea Ria Stevens. English Drama-to 1500-History and Criticism. English Drama-17th Century.

Inventions of the Skin. The Painted Body in Early English Drama. Andrea Stevens is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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This title examines the painted body of the actor on the early modern stage. The significance of turning healthy players into bloodied bodies, white players into Africans, and living players into gods, ghosts, statues and corpses are. The significance of turning healthy players into bloodied bodies, white players into Africans, and living players into gods, ghosts, statues and corpses are the focus of this book.

Examines the painted body of the actor on the early modern stage. Inventions of the Skin illuminates a history of the stage technology of paint that extends backward to the 1460s York cycle and forward to the 1630s. Organized as a series of studies, the four chapters of this book examine goldface and divinity in York's Corpus Christi play, with special attention to the pageant representing The Transfiguration of Christ; bloodiness in Elizabethan and Jacobean drama, specifically blood's unexpected role as a device for disguise in plays such as Look About You (anon.) and Shakespeare's Coriolanus; racial masquerade within seventeenth-century court performances and popular plays, from Ben Jonson's Masque of Blackness to William Berkeley's The Lost Lady; and finally whiteface, death, and stoniness" in Thomas Middleton's The Second Maiden's Tragedy and Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale. Recovering a crucial grammar of theatrical representation, this book argues that the onstage embodiment of characters--not just the words written for them to speak--forms an important and overlooked aspect of stage representation.