Reformers on Stage

Examines the social and religious messages of plays presented across the Low Countries, showing how they promoted or opposed calls for reform, religious and otherwise and argues that dramatists reshaped reform ideas to accommodate their own ...

Author: Gary K. Waite

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9780802044570

Category: Drama

Page: 364

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Examines the social and religious messages of plays presented across the Low Countries, showing how they promoted or opposed calls for reform, religious and otherwise and argues that dramatists reshaped reform ideas to accommodate their own concerns.

Staging Reform Reforming the Stage

Huston Diehl sees Elizabethan and Jacobean drama as both a product of the Protestant Reformation—a reformed drama—and a producer of Protestant habits of thought—a reforming drama.

Author: Huston Diehl

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 1501734083

Category: Drama

Page: 256

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Huston Diehl sees Elizabethan and Jacobean drama as both a product of the Protestant Reformation—a reformed drama—and a producer of Protestant habits of thought—a reforming drama. According to Diehl, the popular London theater, which flourished in the years after Elizabeth reestablished Protestantism in England, rehearsed the religious crises that disrupted, divided, energized, and in many respects revolutionized English society. Drawing on the insights of symbolic anthropologists, Diehl explores the relationship between the suppression of late medieval religious cultures, with their rituals, symbols, plays, processions, and devotional practices, and the emergence of a popular theater under the Protestant monarchs Elizabeth and James. Questioning long-held assumptions that the reformed religion was inherently antitheatrical, she shows how the reformers invented new forms of theater, even as they condemned a Roman Catholic theatricality they associated with magic, sensuality, and duplicity. Using as her central texts the tragedies of Thomas Kyd, Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, Thomas Middleton, and John Webster, Diehl maintains that plays of the period reflexively explore their own power to dazzle, seduce, and deceive. Employing a reformed rhetoric that is both powerful and profoundly disturbing, they disrupt their own stunning spectacles. Out of this creative tension between theatricality and antitheatricality emerges a distinctly Protestant aesthetic.

Mr Mrs Bancroft on and Off the Stage

... theatre - goers , and was admitted by the critics to be a revelation ; for the
reader should be reminded this was the era of much stage slovenliness — Mr .
Bancroft and Mr. Hare should be justly remembered as the first reformers on their
side .

Author: Squire Bancroft

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Category: Actors

Page: 410

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Essays on Educational Reformers

A . ' s method for Latin : first stage . give everyone an opportunity of reading the
Scholemasier . I shall therefore speak of nothing but the method . x . - § 7 . Latin
is to be taught as follows : — First , let the child learn the eight parts of speech ...

Author: Robert Hebert Quick

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Category: Education

Page: 568

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Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Market prices were to be introduced gradually, increasing in number in the 1970s
during a planned "second stage" of reform. The second stage would also include
the breakup of monopolies, transformation of the Soviet-style central banking ...

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Wisdom versus Satan on the stage of time by Elijah the prophet

Persecution of the reformers . Benefit of persecution . It ceases . An interval of
repose diminishes the zeal of the church . Satan perceives the approaching
change , and makes a speech to his councillors . His speech . State of religion at
this ...

Author: James A. Moncrieff

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Performing the Progressive Era

Immigration, Urban Life, and Nationalism on Stage Max Shulman, J. Chris
Westgate. Nevertheless, many reformers defended tango teas because they
recognized that their popularity could not be avoided: they therefore presented
unique ...

Author: Max Shulman

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

ISBN: 1609386477

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 304

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The American Progressive Era, which spanned from the 1880s to the 1920s, is generally regarded as a dynamic period of political reform and social activism. In Performing the Progressive Era, editors Max Shulman and Chris Westgate bring together top scholars in nineteenth- and twentieth-century theatre studies to examine the burst of diverse performance venues and styles of the time, revealing how they shaped national narratives surrounding immigration and urban life. Contributors analyze performances in urban centers (New York, Chicago, Cleveland) in comedy shows, melodramas, Broadway shows, operas, and others. They pay special attention to performances by and for those outside mainstream society: immigrants, the working-class, and bohemians, to name a few. Showcasing both lesser-known and famous productions, the essayists argue that the explosion of performance helped bring the Progressive Era into being, and defined its legacy in terms of gender, ethnicity, immigration, and even medical ethics.

Radicalism and dissent in the sixteenth century

For some time scholars have recognized the important role of the religious
reformation ( s ) in the developments in ... See Gary K . Waite , Reformers on
Stage : Popular Drama and Religious Propaganda in the Low Countries of
Charles V ...

Author: Hans-Jürgen Goertz

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Category: Anabaptists

Page: 232

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The Reformation

The Ghent competition of 1539 Events in 1539 signalled a new stage in the
promotion of reform by the rhetoricians , for it was in June of that year that one of
the most important meetings of rhetorician Chambers was held in Ghent.48 This ...

Author: Andrew Pettegree

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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Category: History

Page: 360

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Reflects both the classic building blocks of Reformation history, and also the new historiography which has emerged in recent years.

The Current

They claimed a divine commission to overLet us turn to the “ Great Reformation . "
On turn governments , to abolish taxes , to establish a that stage you will find
tragedy , comedy , farce and “ Little Jerusalem " over which Christ was to be folly
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Bernhard Rothmann and the Reformation in M nster 1530 35

Waterloo : Wilfred Laurier University Press , 1990 . _ . Reformers on Stage :
Popular Drama and Religious Propaganda in the Low Countries of Charles V ,
1515 - 1556 . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2000 . Walton , Robert C . ,
ed .

Author: William John De Bakker

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Category: Anabaptistes

Page: 325

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Law Reform in Ceylon its history progress and tendency By a member of the Ceylon Junior Civil Service

Hence the suggestion for a second stage of appeal in order to secure uniformity .
But I shall shew in my concluding chapter that if circuits he discontinued this
necessity will no longer exist , and appeals can be beneficially reduced to one ...

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School Finance Reform and Special Education

The overriding aim of school finance reform has been to change the way in which
schools are supported . This can be done by ... However , equity at one stage of
the model does not necessarily imply equity in the next . An indicator of quality ...

Author: William T. Hartman

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Category: Children with disabilities

Page: 37

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Archiv F r Reformationsgeschichte

114 CONCLUSION In his Reformation and the Culture of Persuasion , Andrew
Pettegree casts doubt on the question whether there was a causal connection
between ... Other views in Waite , Reformers on stage ( as in note 16 ) , pp .

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Tracts relating to the Reformation containing treatises on the sacraments c Antidote to the Council of Trent c by J Calvin with his life by T Beza tr by H Beveridge

From this he should rise to the second stage. This he does when, animated by
the knowledge of Christ, he again begins to breathe. For to one humbled in the
manner in which we have described, no other course remains but to turn to Christ
, ...

Author: Jean Calvin

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The Health Reformer

DOOOood It certainly does “ suit the purposes of health are prescribing cod - liver
oil , butter , lard , reformers to ... In many cases of consumption and debility it is
found that fatty elements of sumption in its first stage is almost a cerfood , which ...

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Ceremonial Culture in Pre modern Europe

Author: Nicholas Howe

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press

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Category: History

Page: 160

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"In this volume, Nicholas Howe has brought together original and important essays focusing on medieval and early modern processions in Western Europe. The contributors share numerous insights that will interest scholars in anthropology, history of religion, performance history, social history, medieval and Early Modern studies, and art history." --Diane Wolfthal, Arizona State University "The perceptively analyzed case studies in this volume constitute a reader's guide on how to interpret ritual and other ephemeral forms of celebration, as well their concrete manifestation in the visual arts." --Patricia Fortini Brown, Princeton University "A ground-breaking collection of compelling and wonderfully cohesive essays, which sets the standard for future study of ceremonial culture. Nicholas Howe and his collaborators are to be congratulated for having revealed so many of the ways in which this operated as a force for both continuity and change in pre-modern Europe." --Alastair Minnis, Yale University The essayists in this volume identify and recover the excitement and dynamism that characterized ceremonial culture in pre-modern Europe. Each turns to key issues: the relation between public and private space, the development of fully-realized dramas and rituals from earlier forms, and the semiotic code that ceremonies manifested to their audiences. Their subjects include the Adventus procession at Chartres; Epiphany and Palm Sunday rituals in medieval Moscow; the staged entry of the future Emperor Charles V into Bruges in 1515; and ceremonies in Italian Renaissance cities interpreted through the lens of Renaissance optical theory. What emerges from each essay is a deeper understanding that any ceremony is, finally, an attempt to close the divide between abstract and literal, ideal and actual.

The Reformers Year Book

WHO'S WHO OF REFORMERS . Every Reformer should Read PUBLIC OPINION
A Weekly Review of ... First appearance on stage 1801 ; associated for several
years with Stage Society , and particularly with the plays of Mr. Shaw , appearing
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Author: Joseph Edwards

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Category: Great Britain

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The Reformers Year Book

Mr . Stewart Bowles their discussions had made such progress that it would be
wrong at that has gone the way of all Unionist Free Traders , but Mr . Gibson
Bowles is stage to break it up . It would hold back , with his finished parliamentary
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Reformers and Visionaries

Many artists of outstanding talent were forced to flee France because of their
intimate association with the aristocracy , and a great number of them found
refuge in the United States . 3 Barzel notes that " the French dominated the stage
and the ...

Author: Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter

Publisher: New York : Dance Horizons

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Category: Dance

Page: 153

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Recounts the growth of theatrical dance in the U.S., and the innovators like Steele Mackaye, Genevieve Stebbins, and others, who gave dance its American character