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Visualizing the Body

Christopher B. Balme

in Decolonizing the Stage: Theatrical Syncretism and Post-Colonial Drama

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184447
eISBN:
9780191674266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184447.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The body as a material presence possesses semiotic possibilities which have always been used in theatre. This chapter describes the semiotics of the performing body. It looks at the textuality of the ... More


The Dead Indian: Virginians in The Memorable Masque, “The Triumph of Time,” Henry VIII, and The Tempest of 1613

Gavin Hollis

in The Absence of America: The London Stage, 1576-1642

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198734321
eISBN:
9780191799167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198734321.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Drama

This chapter focuses on the impact of George Chapman’s The Memorable Masque for the royal wedding of 1613, in particular how its display of Christianized “Virginian priests and princes” to promote ... More


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