Corpus ID: 193368353

Changing scenes and flying machines: re-examination of spectacle and the spectacular in Restoration theatre, 1660-1714

@inproceedings{Bakewell2016ChangingSA,
  title={Changing scenes and flying machines: re-examination of spectacle and the spectacular in Restoration theatre, 1660-1714},
  author={Lyndsey L. Bakewell},
  year={2016}
}
  • Lyndsey L. Bakewell
  • Published 2016
  • Art
  • This thesis builds upon the existing scholarship of theatrical historians such as Robert D. Hume, Judith Milhous and Jocelyn Powell, and seeks to broaden the notion of the term spectacle in relation to Restoration theatrical performances, as defined by Milhous as scenery, machinery, large cast sizes and music. By arguing that we should not see spectacle in Restoration theatre merely in terms of machinery and scenery, as some have done, but that it properly includes a wider range of elements… CONTINUE READING