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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Delgado, Maria M.
A History of Theatre in Spain.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Maria M Delgado; David T Gies
|Description:||1 online resource (560 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; A History of Theatre in Spain; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Beyond the play; Constructing a history; 1: The challenges of historiography: The theatre in medieval Spain; Sources and contexts; Beyond Toledo: the civic and the religious; Momos, religious dramas and cantigas; 2: Lope de Vega, Calderón de la Barca and Tirso de Molina: Spain's Golden Age drama and its legacy; Lope Félix de Vega Carpio: establishing the norms; Tirso de Molina and Calderón de la Barca: the evolution of the comedia; Beyond the comedia. 3: The world as a stage: Politics, imperialism and Spain'sThe commercial theatres; The sacramental plays; The palace plays; 4: Playing the palace: Space, place and performance in early modern Spain; Paratheatrical spectacles; Theatrical performances; Political ceremonies, tournaments and court festivities; Courtly spectacles and comedia performances; Cosme Lotti and theatrical machinery; Calderonian court spectacles and zarzuela; Conclusion; 5: The art of the actor, 1565-1833: From moral suspicion to social institution. The birth of the professional actor: from experimentation to the administration of a legacy6: Theatrical infrastructures, dramatic production and performance, 1700-1759; The War of Succession and the new dynasty; The organisation and economics of theatre; Theatre buildings and their geographic distribution; Actors, companies and staging practices; Festive and paratheatrical spectacles; Dramatic production between 1700 and 1759; Alternative genres; 7: Popular theatre and the Spanish stage, 1737-1798; Comedias de magia and sainetes; Towards a more nuanced history of eighteenth-century theatre. 8: Theatre of the elites, neoclassicism and the Enlightenment, 1750-18089: Actors and agency in the modern era, 1801-2010; The Romantic school of acting and the birth of the Spanish theatre industry; Julián Romea and the move to realism; Spanish actors at the end of the nineteenth century; The renewal of acting techniques; The case of Margarita Xirgu; From routine to renewal: Spanish actors in the second half of the twentieth century; Acting in democratic Spain; 10: Zarzuela: High art, popular culture and music theatre; The prejudice against zarzuela; Theatres and impresarios. Zarzuela and mass culture11: Nineteenth-century Spanish theatre: The birth of an industry; The theatre industry in the nineteenth century; Mid-century theatre: economic growth and theatrical developments; Companies and performances; Play texts and the publishing industry; Print and production; The rise of the editor (entrepreneur-editor); Galerías dramáticas; The end of the editor; 12: Copyright, buildings, spaces and the nineteenth-century stage; Copyright; Censorship after copyright; Editores: new textual mediators; Textual theatre; Spaces and places; Copyright today.|
"If the curtain that CUP has raised embraces on the stage of this volume the examination of the Hispanic dramatic tradition as much as the continuation of international hispanism, the project should