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Dante
divine comedy
1st major work in vernacular
Giotto
perspective
Petrarch
father of renaissance, studied ancient texts
Boccaccio
defense of secular scholars, wrote decameron
mandragola written by..
machevelli
sofonisba written by..
trissino
define commedia de'll arte
a comedy of professional players that want to please audience and make money.
two characteristics of commedia
stock characters
improvisation
lozzo/lazzi
one comic bit/many comic bits
innamorato
young lovers, unmasked
three masters
capitano, pantalone, dottore
capitano
solider, braggert
pantalone
older, merchant, runs after younger woman
name the zanni
fantesca, arlecchino, brighella, pulchinello
fantesca
female servant, mother-in-law, bar maid
arlecchino
juggles, dances, smart and cunning
brighella
very cruel, sexual, cynical and sharp wit
pulcinello
same as arlecchino
3 contributions to italien renaissance
neo-classical rules, architecture/technology, and commedia de'll arte
Vitruvius
De Archetetura
Serlio
perspective, Architettura- first book to devote whole section to theatre architecture
3 scenes for backdrops
tragic scene
comic scene
pastoral scene (satyr plays)
Sabbattini
wrote manual for constructing theatrical scenes and methods
define periaktoi
3-sided flat that could rotate to show different scenes
what did giacomo torelli invent?
the chariot and pole system. -synchronizing chaing flats on both sides of the stage. one goes up as the other flat goes down.
teatro olympico
oldest surviving renaissance theatre- minature roman theatre brought inside
theatre at sabbattini
flats were angled, designed by scamozzi
teatro farnese
oldest structure wth proscenium arch.
origins of the proscenium arch
terence stage
triumphal arches
formed like a picture frame
glories
early fly system shows clouds of people in heaven
waves
illusion of rolling
thunderbox
box with metal inside
lighting design
used candles and oil lamps
Conditions that led to the english renaissane
Queen Elizabeth I, geographic location, rise in natinoalism, religious stabilitiy, rise in economic power
act of supremacy
QEI I am the head of teh church of england
act of uniformity
establishes an order for prayer in church
Influences of the Elizabethan theatre
inns of courts, professional theatre, establishment of theatre buildings
name the inns of courts
gray's inn, lincoln's court, middle temple, inner temple
marlow's play
the jew of malta, faustus, edward II
marlow's contributions
the mighty line "blank verse", popularized episodic structure, invented history plays.
what did thomas kyd write
spanish tragedy- a lot like hamlet
Ben Jonson plays
volpone,everyman in his humour, bartholomew faire
influenced by neo-classical rules