The English Renaissance stage : geometry, poetics, and the practical spatial arts, 1580-1630 (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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The English Renaissance stage : geometry, poetics, and the practical spatial arts, 1580-1630

Author: Henry S Turner
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This book demonstrates how the drama of Shakespeare, Dekker, Jonson, and others cannot be adequately explained without reference to early scientific thought. It recovers the historical moment when  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry S Turner
ISBN: 9780199595457 0199595453
OCLC Number: 718023990
Awards: Winner of Honorable Mention 2007 Michelle Kendrick Memorial Book Prize awarded by the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts.
Description: 326 p. : ill
Contents: 1. Introduction ; PART 1: DIAGRAM, IMAGE, ICON ; 2. Practical Knowledge and the Poetics of Geometry ; 3. Sir Philip Sidney and the Practical Imagination ; 4. Noun, Foot, and Measured Line ; PART 2: STAGE, WALL, SCENE, PLOT ; 5. Theatre as a Spatial Art ; 6. The Topographic Stage ; 7. Dramatic Form and the Projective Intelligence ; 8. Ben Jonson's Scenography
Responsibility: Henry S. Turner.

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