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Stillness in motion in the seventeenth-century theatre

Author: P A Skantze
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Series: Routledge studies in Renaissance literature and culture, 1.
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P.A. Skantze argues that 17th century writers for performance portray a crucial aesthetic tension between motion and fixity, the study argues that this tension is fundamental to our scholarly understanding of performance and culture.
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Skantze, P.A., 1957-
Stillness in motion in the seventeenth-century theatre.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2003
(DLC) 2002037046
(OCoLC)51151005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: P A Skantze
ISBN: 020338069X 9780203380697
OCLC Number: 53017051
Notes: Originally published 2003 by Routledge.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 209 pages).
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Prologue: Making sense; Permanently moving: Ben Jonson and the design of a lasting performance; Predominantly still: John Milton and the sacred persuasions of performance; Theatrically pressed: Pamphletheatre and the performance of a nation; Decidedly moving: Aphra Behn and the staging of paradoxical pleasures; Perpetually stilled: Jeremy Collier and John Vanbrugh on bonds, women, and soliloquies; Epilogue: Making space; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Routledge studies in Renaissance literature and culture, 1.
Responsibility: P.A. Skantze.
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P.A. Skantze argues that 17th century writers for performance portray a crucial aesthetic tension between motion and fixity, the study argues that this tension is fundamental to our scholarly understanding of performance and culture.

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