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Painted Faces on the Renaissance Stage

£29.99

Product description

Red cloth boards with whole book almost as new. no jacket. Contents show how the painted face functions as a theatrical signal in Renaissance drama. Explaining the connection between red, white, and black make-up and sexual sin, devilish corruption, and poison, the author surveys how playwrights used face-paint in tragedy to express a wide range of corruption and in comedy to exploit the bawdy meanings of fucus. Illustrated with b&w plates/drawings. Book looks as if its never been read.

Item details

Author(s):
Annette Drew-Bear
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
24x16x1.5 cm
Edition:
1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0838752306
ISBN-13:
9780838752302
Number of pages:
139
Publisher:
Bucknell University Press

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Red cloth boards with whole book almost as new. no jacket. Contents show how the painted face functions as a theatrical signal in Renaissance drama. Explaining the connection between red, white, and black make-up and sexual sin, devilish corruption, and poison, the author surveys how playwrights used face-paint in tragedy to express a wide range of corruption and in comedy to exploit the bawdy meanings of fucus. Illustrated with b&w plates/drawings. Book looks as if its never been read.

Author(s):
Annette Drew-Bear
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
24x16x1.5 cm
Edition:
1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0838752306
ISBN-13:
9780838752302
Number of pages:
139
Publisher:
Bucknell University Press

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