Staging Faith

Religion and African American Theater from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II Craig R. Prentiss ... Much remains unsaid, and I sincerely hope that Staging Faith will not only introduce the topic but also inspire other scholars to ...

Staging Faith

Illuminates the creative strategies playwrights used to grapple with religion.

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Staging Faith
Language: en
Pages: 219
Authors: Craig R. Prentiss
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: NYU Press

Illuminates the creative strategies playwrights used to grapple with religion.
Staging Faith
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Victor I. Scherb
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press

"Illustrating this thesis through an examination of the plays themselves, Staging Faith explores how different modes of production resulted in different types of dramatic organization, different relationships between the audience and the dramatic action, and how dramatists exploited the symbolic and affective potential of different types of settings, props, and
Festivals and Plays in Late Medieval Britain
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Clifford Davidson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Based in records and iconography, this book surveys medieval festival playing in Britain more comprehensively than any other work to date. The study presents an inclusive view of the drama in the British Isles, from Kilkenny to Great Yarmouth, from Scotland to Cornwall. It offers detailed readings of individual plays-including
Staging Scripture
Language: en
Pages: 422
Authors: Clifford Davidson
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-25 - Publisher: BRILL

Against a background which included revolutionary changes in religious belief, enlargement of dramatic styles and the technological innovation of printing, this collection of essays about biblical drama offers innovative approaches to text and performance, while reviewing some well-established critical issues.
Staging Harmony
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Katherine Steele Brokaw
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-18 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

In Staging Harmony, Katherine Steele Brokaw reveals how the relationship between drama, music, and religious change across England’s long sixteenth century moved religious discourse to more moderate positions. It did so by reproducing the complex personal attachments, nostalgic overtones, and bodily effects that allow performed music to evoke the feeling,