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The Aesthetics of Spectacle in Early Modern Drama and Modern Cinema: Robert Greene's Theatre of Attractions

Jenny Sager, University of Nottingham, UK
Format
Book
Published
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9781137332394, 1137332395
Contents
  • Introduction
  • The aesthetics of spectacle
  • Part I. Stage properties
  • The Leviathan in Thomas Lodge and Robert Greene's A looking glass for London and England
  • Resurrecting the body in Robert Greene's James IV (c. 1590)
  • The brazen head in Alphonsus, King of Aragon and Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay
  • Part II. Stage conventions
  • Madness and poetic inspiration in Orlando Furioso
  • The aesthetics of violence in Selimus
  • Conclusion.
Description
x, 211 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-207) and index.
Technical Details
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