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Author Egginton, William, 1969-

Title How the world became a stage : presence, theatricality, and the question of modernity / William Egginton
Published Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, [2003]
©2003
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 208 pages)
Contents Machine generated contents note: Introduction: The Legend of Saint Genesius -- 1. Actors, Agents, and Avatars -- 2. Real Presence, Sympathetic Magic, and the Power of Gesture -- 3. Saint Genesius on the Stage of the World -- 4. Tale of Two Cities: The Evolution of Renaissance Stage Practices in Madrid and Paris -- 5. Theatricality versus Subjectivity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Theater and society -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.
Theater and society -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Theater -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.
Theater -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0791455459
0791455467
0791487717
1417535997 (electronic bk.)
9780791455456
9780791455463
9780791487716
9781417535996 (electronic bk.)