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THEATRE’S RENAISSANCE (V)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  24/09/17) The Renaissance Theater in Northern Europe Trends. At the dawn of the sixteenth century, humanism gradually gained popularity among educated townspeople and court circles in Northern Europe. At court, the fashion for Antiquity left its mark … Continue reading

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THEATRE’S RENAISSANCE (IV)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  13/12/16) Neoclassicism in France From 1550 to 1570 The 17th century in France, the age of the sun-king Louis XIV, witnessed the rise of the neoclassical ideal and, with it, France’s three greatest masters of the drama: Corneille, … Continue reading

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