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seventeenth-century stage

seventeenth-century stage

a collection of critical essays

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Published by University of Chicago P in Chicago, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited and with an introduction by Gerald Eades Bentley.
SeriesPatterns of literary criticism
ContributionsBentley, Gerald Eades, 1901-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14163318M

Discord seventeenth-century stage book discord. Johann Weyer first made this case in De praestigiis daemonum inand by this controversial argument — an argument that had serious religious implications — had been taken up by Englishman Reginald Scot in his The Discoverie of Witchcraft: If anie man advisedlie marke their words, actions, cogitations, and gestures, he shall perceive that melancholie abounding in their head, and occupieng their braine, hath deprived or rather depraved their judgements, and all their senses: I meane not of coosening witches, but of poore melancholike women, which are themselves deceived. It was also a period that produced deep philosophical thoughts on theater and theatricality. Nothing but the dawn as it walks among the cabbages.

As it seventeenth-century stage book melancholie, it much prevaileth against madnesse; If a man be in paines of the gout, of any wound, or of the head, it much mittigateth the furie therof: and it is said, that Musicke hath a salve for everie sore. Excerpted by permission of Indiana University Press. A range of eminent scholars and practitioners introduce us to the music [of the seventeenth century], its instruments, and its performance, and bring us up to date on the latest in research and scholarship. James VI of Scotland succeeded her without the attempted coups that many had feared. They remained popular throughout the seventeenth century, and their representations were intertwined with crucial debates that significantly reshaped religious, political, and social ideologies.

Music's healing harmonies were used as tools of political pacification. These fresh accounts of Killigrew build on the recent resurgence of interest in royalists and the royalist exile, and underscore literary seventeenth-century stage book continued fascination with the Restoration stage. A range of eminent scholars and practitioners introduce us to the music [of the seventeenth century], its instruments, and its performance, and bring us up to date on the latest in research and scholarship. In the process, they question dominant assumptions about neatly demarcated seventeenth-century chronological, geographic and cultural boundaries. Music was believed to have mystical properties, properties that — if used properly by a skilled practitioner — could perform all sorts of miracles, even curing illness, as musical harmony affected the humors. What of this discord?


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Yet this conceptual system was beginning to crumble in the face of the scientific and empirical approach to knowledge advocated by Francis Seventeenth-century stage book. Music, like a beautiful woman, communicated directly to a man's passions, which, overstimulated, supplanted his reason — the seventeenth-century stage book of masculinity — thereby reducing the ravished man to a womanish i.

Albion's robe with its multiplicity of regional features, as well as the "Poly" of the title, seventeenth-century stage book forces pulling against national unity.

It would take too long to declare here how and where and from what are created the mist, the dew, the rain, the snow and hail that falls, the thunder and lightning, the comets, firebrands, exhalations, vortices, and yawnings of the sky.

These are the questions at the heart of my study. The eagle snatches the serpent in its talons and lifts it in the air and tears it to pieces, but the serpent coils around the eagle and catches its wings; it does not let the eagle fly; both fall to earth.

New ideas about gender increased the anxiety over male lovesickness. The way music represented these seventeenth-century stage book also changed over the course of the century.

The protagonists here are seventeenth-century stage book martial heroes but a domestic couple who must, both before and after their Fall, deal with questions hotly contested in the seventeenth century but also perennial: how to build a good marital relationship; how to think about science, astronomy, and the nature of things; what constitutes tyranny, servitude, and liberty; what history teaches; how to meet the daily challenges of love, work, education, change, temptation, and deceptive rhetoric; how to reconcile free will and divine providence; and how to understand and respond to God's ways.

In William Harvey published Exercitationes de generatione animalium, which seventeenth-century stage book to challenge the old Aristotelean and Galenic notions that women were less perfect or inverted men.

While Puritans believed devout music could direct the listener to pious thoughts, they were anxious that certain kinds of music might seduce the ear, as a beautiful woman seduced the eye.

For you shall understand, that the force which melancholie hath, and the effects that it worketh in the bodie of a man, or rather of a woman, are almost incredible.

In the masque, the primary genre performed at court during the reigns of James I and Charles I, disorder was carefully regulated. And others attribute even more wombs to women, and many allow for none of this. Although James I protested that Scot's views were heretical, the seed of doubt had been planted.

What of this discord? A range of eminent scholars and practitioners introduce us to the music [of the seventeenth century], its instruments, and its performance, and bring us up to date on the latest in research and scholarship.

Johann Weyer first made this case in De praestigiis daemonum inand by this controversial argument — an argument that had serious religious implications — had been taken up by Englishman Reginald Scot in his The Discoverie of Witchcraft: If anie man advisedlie marke their words, actions, cogitations, and gestures, he shall perceive that melancholie abounding in their head, and occupieng their braine, hath deprived or rather depraved their judgements, and all their senses: I meane not of coosening witches, but of poore melancholike women, which are themselves deceived.

For some it was easier to believe in female irrationality than in a female with supernatural powers. To return to Robinson: But that Musicke is Phisical, it is plainlie seene by those maladies it cureth.

Authentic passion was considered a crowning virtue in the seventeenth century, a period of acute anxiety over the possibility of social dissimulation and transgression that opened up with the rise of the mercantile class. Was it noise?Every bit as good as Book One.

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