Late Medieval And Renaissance Cities, Though Powerful Communities Jealous Of Their Own Jurisdiction, Were Constantly Negotiating Their Relationships With Other Secular And Religious Authorities The Seven Essays In This Collection Treat Various Aspects Of Civic Display And Pageantry During The Fifteenth And Sixteenth Centuries The Overwhelming Sense One Receives Is That The Solemne Pomps Were Essentially About Power How To Get It, Display It, Share It And Retain It Each Paper Demonstrates How, Through Ceremony And Symbol, Municipalities Sought To Fashion Their Own Corporate Self Image In Order To Establish The Limits Of Their Authority In Relationship To The Countervailing Powers Sur Rounding Them The Essays Are Concerned With The Period Before The Ever Widening Impact Of The Reformation And The Intellectual And Political Revolutions It Spawned Had Reached The Level Of Civic Pageantry In The Varied Rituals Considered Here We Can See Reflected The Highly Sophisticated Minds Of Their Creators Using The Symbolic Landscape Of Their Religious And Cultural Past In Important Acts Of Corporate Self Fashioning.
[[ Reading ]] ➸ Civic Ritual And Drama.(Ludus. Medieval and Early Renaissance Theatre and Drama 2) Author Wim Hüsken – Playutopia.us
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- Civic Ritual And Drama.(Ludus. Medieval and Early Renaissance Theatre and Drama 2)
- Wim Hüsken
- 17 October 2017 Wim Hüsken