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Theatre of the book, 1480-1880 : print, text, and performance in Europe / Julie Stone Peters.

Author/Creator:
Peters, Julie Stone.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 494 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
European drama -- History and criticism.
Printing -- Europe -- History.
Theater -- Europe -- History.
Contents:
Experimenting on the page, 1480-1630
Drama as institution, 1630-1760
Illustrations, promptbooks, stage texts, 1760-1880
Reinventing "theatre" via the printing press
Critical law, theatrical licence
Accurate texts, authoritative editions
The sense of the senses: sound, gesture, and the body on stage
Narrative form and theatrical illusions
Framing space: time, perspective, and motion in the image
Dramatists, poets, and other scribblers
Who owns the play? Pirate, plagiarist, imitator, thief
Making it public
Scenic pictures
Actor/author
A theatre too much with us.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [444]-485) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
0198187149
OCLC:
44014626
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