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Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage

Andrew Bozio

Abstract

Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage traces the way that characters think through their surroundings in early modern drama—not only how these characters orient themselves within unfamiliar or otherwise strange locations but also how their locations function as the scaffolding for perception, memory, and other forms of embodied thought. Such moments of thinking through place stage a process that both resembles and parallels the cognitive work that early modern playgoers undertook as they reimagined the stage as the settings of the dramatic fiction. The book traces the vexed ... More

Keywords: English Renaissance drama, cognitive ecology, affordances, theatrical performance, history of space and place

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198846567
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198846567.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Bozio, author
Assistant Professor of English, Skidmore College, USA