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Title The reinvention of theatre in sixteenth-century Europe : traditions, texts and performance / edited by T.F. Earle and Catarina Fouto
Published London : Legenda, Modern Humanities Research Association and Maney Publishing, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 341 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction / T.F. Earle and Catarina Fouto -- Part I: Literary Tradition and the Theatre. Sooner than Shakespeare: inwardness and lexicon in the drama of Gil Vicente and António Prestes / Hélio J.S. Alves -- The Auto da Festa and the (well-stocked) workshop of Gil Vicente / José Augusto Cardoso Bernardes -- The Auto de la huida a Egipto: Italian and other connections / Jane Whetnall -- Who is Júlio? Plot and identity in António Ferreira's comedies / T.F. Earle -- The reinvention of classical comedy and tragedy in Portugal: defining drama in the work of Sá de Miranda, António Ferreira and Diogo de Teive / Catarina Fouto -- The recovery of Terence in Renaissance Italy: from Alberti to Machiavelli / Martin McLaughlin -- Palimpsestuous Phaedra: William Gager's additions to Seneca's tragedy for his 1592 production at Christ Church, Oxford / Elizabeth Sands -- The power of transformation in Guillén de Castro's El caballero bobo (1595-1605) and La fuerza de la costumbre (1610-15): translation and performance / Kathleen Jeffs -- Part II: Theatre and Performance. Amateurs meet professionals: theatrical activities in late sixteenth-century Italian academies / Lisa Sampson -- Competing with continentals: the case of William Kemp / Katherine Duncan-Jones -- Gil Vicente, a source for a heritage made of scraps / José Camões -- Part III: Theatre and Society. Plautus and Terence in Tudor England / Peter Brown -- Diffusing drama: manuscript and print in the transmission of Camões's plays / Vanda Anastácio -- From the Catholic mystery play to Calvinist tragedy, or the reinvention of French religious drama / Michael Meere -- The Renaissance meets the Reformation: the dramatist Thomas Naogeorg (1508-1563) / Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Drama -- 15th and 16th centuries -- History and criticism
Theater -- History -- 16th century.
Europe -- History -- 1492-1648.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Earle, T. F. (Thomas Foster), editor.
Fouto, Catarina, 1982- editor.
ISBN 1315085453