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Painted Faces on the Renaissance Stage: Moral Significance of Face-Painting Conventions

Painted Faces on the Renaissance Stage: Moral Significance of Face-Painting Conventions (Hardback)

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This book shows how the painted face functions as a theatrical signal in Renaissance drama. Explaining the connection between red, white, and black make-up and sexual sin, devilish corruption, and poison, the author surveys how play wrights used face-paint in tragedy to express a wide range of corruption and in comedy to exploit the bawdy meanings of fucus.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1500 to c 1800Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: plays & playwrightsFilm, TV & DramaTheatrePlays, playscripts Publisher: Associated University Presses Publication Date: 01/01/1994 ISBN-13: 9780838752302  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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