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Neo-Latin Drama in Early Modern Europe
Language: en
Pages: 808
Authors: Jan Bloemendal, Howard Norland
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-19 - Publisher: BRILL

Neo-Latin drama and theatre is a genre that was most often practised in early modern Europe. Humanists, Protestants and Roman Catholics wrote plays for the intellectual and moral education of students, and the entertainment of the audience. In this volume, a historical overview of Neo-Latin drama is given, as well
An Anthology of Neo-Latin Literature in British Universities
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Gesine Manuwald, Lucy R. Nicholas
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-06-16 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Compiled by a team of experts in the field, this volume brings to view an array of Latin texts produced in British universities from c.1500 to 1700. It includes a comprehensive introduction to the production of Neo-Latin and Neo-Greek in the early modern university, the precise circumstances and broader environments
Early Modern Drama at the Universities
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Elizabeth Sandis
Categories: College and school drama, English
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-06-12 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Explores early modern university plays from Oxford and Cambridge and the extent to which participation in university drama influenced the experiences of early modern students. Studies Latin plays to investigate the links between theatre, ritual, and ceremony to show how theatrical performance could confer status and membership within the academy.
Rhetoric and Drama
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: DS Mayfield
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-06 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Proving fruitful in various applications throughout its two millennia of predominance, the rhetorical t├ęchne appears to have entertained a particularly symbiotic interrelation with drama. With contributions from (among others) a Classicist, historical, linguistic, musicological, operatic, cultural and literary studies perspective, this publication offers interdisciplinary assessments of specific reciprocities between the
French Renaissance and Baroque Drama
Language: en
Pages: 364
Authors: Michael Meere
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-26 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

French Renaissance and Baroque Drama helps us rethink pressing issues of the day, such as war, possession, sacrifice, religious conversion, law, and gender. This volume includes essays that employ a range of cutting-edge approaches to elucidate questions such as the social, religious, legal, and political functions of drama, how the