VIC204H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Modern Theatres, Thrust Stage, Proscenium

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Vic204 canons of english literature 2: shakespeare. Attended a fairly good school providing a fair classical education: for a significant period of time, no historical perception of shakespeare. Changing definition of literature: status of vernacular english drama in question. Some lesser, early references to these kinds of theatre as serious literary work. Be(cid:374) joh(cid:374)so(cid:374) pu(cid:271)lishes his (cid:449)o(cid:396)k i(cid:374) full; (cid:862)the wo(cid:396)ks(cid:863) Met with significant pushback, objectors concerned with the qualification of literature. By the ti(cid:373)e hakespea(cid:396)e"s folio is pu(cid:271)lished, e(cid:448)ol(cid:448)i(cid:374)g idea of play s(cid:272)(cid:396)ipts: shakespearian genre; history, tragedy, and comedy as having pretensions to being literary. Not quite as stable as it might seem; certain plays misclassified or unclassifiable. Renaissance english theatres: public theatres, like the globe. Standing room in the pit of the theatre; very cheap admission. Social diversity of the audience: private theatres. Proscenium stage, very expensive: theatres closed in 1642. Reopening of theatres heralds a totally new type of dramatic art.

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