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Reading - European Renaissance Festivals and Performance - 2012-13


TH232 Festivals and Performance in the European Renaissance
Second Year Module: Spring Term 2013 Dr. Margaret Shewring


Select Reading List (books)

Bergeron, David. English Civic Pageantry 1558-1642. London: Edward Arnold, 1971.

Fenlon, Iain. The Ceremonial City: history, memory and myth in Renaissance Venice. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Franco, Mark. Dance as Text: Ideologies of the Baroque Body. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Lytle, Guy Fitch and Stephen Orgel, eds. Patronage in the Renaissance. Princeton and Guildford: Princeton University Press, 1998.

McGowan, Margaret M. The Vision of Rome in Late Renaissance France. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2000.

McGowan, Margaret M. Dance in the Renaisance: European Fashion, French Obsession. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2008.

Mulryne, J. R. and Margaret Shewring, eds. Italian Renaissance Festivals and their European Influence. Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1992

Mulryne, J. R., Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly and Margaret Shewring, eds. Europa Triumphans: Court and Civic Festivals in Early Modern Europe, 2 vols. Aldershot and Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2004. E-book version, 2010.

Mulryne, J. R. and Elizabeth Goldring, eds. Court Festivals of the European Renaissance: Art, Politics and Performance. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002.

Orgel, Stephen and Roy Strong, Inigo Jones, The Theatre of the Stuart Court, 2 vols. London, Berkeley and Los Angeles: Sotheby Parke Bernet and University of California Press, 1973.

Saslow, James M. Florentine Festival as ‘Theatrum Mundi’:The Medici Wedding of 1589. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1996.

Strong, Roy. Art and Power: Renaissance Festivals 1450-1650. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1984.

Strong, Roy. Henry Prince of Wales and England’s Lost Renaissance. Thames and Hudson: 1986.

Watanabe-O’Kelly, Helen. Court Culture in Dresden from Renaissance to Baroque. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave, 2002.


Electronic Resources


www.bl.uk/treasuresinfull
(Scroll down to Renaissance Festivals)

http://festivals.mml.ox.ac.uk

http://go.warwick.ac.uk/theatre/research/festivals/

Google: Society for European Festivals Research
Or access the Society at: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/theatre_s/research/festivals_research

In Warwick Library: the e-book version of 'Europa Triumphans'
and 'Early English Books Online (EEBO)'


Longer Reading List (to help with essay preparation). This list is in MHRA style format.

Festival and Performance in the Renaissance

Anglo, Sydney, Spectacle, Pageantry, and Early Tudor Policy (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1969).

Archer, Jayne Elisabeth, Elizabeth Goldring and Sarah Knight, eds, The Progresses, Pageants and Entertainments of Queen Elizabeth I (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008).

Béhar, Pierre and Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly, eds, Spectaculum Europæum:Theatre and Spectacle in Europe 1580-1950 (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 1999).

Bergeron, David, English Civic Pageantry 1558-1642 (London: Edward Arnold, 1971).

Bryant, L.M., The King and the City in the Parisian Royal Entry Ceremony: Politics, Ritual and Art in the Renaissance (Geneva: 1986).

Dutton, Richard, ed, Jacobean Civic Pageants (Keele: Keele University Press, 1995).

Franco, Mark, Dance as Text: Ideologies of the Baroque Body (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993).

Freeberg, David, The Power of Images (Chicago, 1989).

Hale, John, The Civilization of Europe in the Renaissance (London: Harper Collins Publishers, 1993).

Harrison, Stephen, The Arches of Triumph (London, 1603).

Lindley, David, ed, The Court Masque (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1984).

Lockwood, L., Music in Renaissance Ferrara, 1400-1505 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984).

Lytle, Guy Fitch and Stephen Orgel, eds, Patronage in the Renaissance (Princeton: Guildford: Princeton University Press, 1981).

McGowan, Margaret M. Introduction to ‘Balet Comique de la royne’ by Balthasar de Beaujoyeux (Binghamton,NY: Center of Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies, 1982).

McGowan, Margaret, The Vision of Rome in Late Renaissance France (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2000).

Mitchell, Bonner, Italian Civic Pageantry in the High Renaissance (Florence, 1979).

Mitchell Bonner, The Majasty of the State: Triumphal Progresses of Foreign Sovereigns in Renaissance Italy (1494-1600) (Florence: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 1986).

Mitchell, Bonner, ed, 1598: a year of pageantry in Late Renaissance Ferrara (Binghamton NY: Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies, SUNY, 1990).

Muir, Edward, Civic Ritual in Renaissance Venice (Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1981).

Mulryne, J.R. and Margaret Shewring, eds, Italian Renaissance Festivals and their European Influence (Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1992).

Mulryne, J.R. and Margaret Shewring, eds, Theatre and Government under the Early Stuarts (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993).

Mulryne, J.R., Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly and Margaret Shewring, eds, ‘Europa Triumphans’: Court and Civic Festivals in Early Modern Europe, 2 vols (Aldershot and Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2004).

Mulryne, J.R. and Elizabeth Goldring, eds, Court Festivals of the European Renaissance: Art, Politics and Performance (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002).

Nagler, A.M., Theatre Festivals of the Medici, 1539-1637 (1964)

Orgel, Stephen and Roy Strong, Inigo Jones, The Theatre of the Stuart Court, 2 vols (London, Berkeley and Los Angeles: Sotheby Parke Bernet and University of California Press, 1973).

Parry, Graham, The Golden Age Restor’d: The Culture of the Stuart Court (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1981.

Peacock, John, The Stage Designs of Inigo Jones: the European Context (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995).

Peacock, John, ‘Ben Jonson and Italian Festival Books’, in J.R. Mulryne and Margaret Shewring, eds, Theatre of the English and Italian Renaissance (Houndmills and London: Macmillan, 1991), pp.73-94.

Sabol, A.J., ed, Four Hundred Songs and Dances from the Stuart Masque (Hanover and London: University Press of New England for Brown University Press, 1978).

Saslow, James M., Florentine Festival as ‘Theatrum Mundi’:The Medici Wedding of 1589 (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1996).

Strong, Roy C., Splendour at Court: Renaissance Spectacle and Illusion (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1973).

Strong, Roy, Art and Power: Renaissance Festivals 1450-1650 (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1984).

Strong, Roy, Henry Prince of Wales and England’s Lost Renaissance (Thames and Hudson: 1986).

Watanabe-O’Kelly, Triumphall shews: tournaments at German-speaking courts in the European context, 1560-1730 (Berlin: Gebr. Mann, 1992).

Watanabe-O’Kelly, Helen, ‘Festival Books in Europe from Renaissance to Rococo’, The Seventeenth Century, 3 (1988), 181-201.

Watanabe-O’Kelly, Helen and Anne Simon, Festivals and Ceremonies. A Bibliography of Printed Works relating to Court, Civic and Religious Festivals in Europe 1500-1800 (London, 2000).

Watanabe-O’Kelly, Helen, Court Culture in Dresden from Renaissance to Baroque (Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave, 2002).

Wilson, Jean, ed, Entertainments for Elizabeth I (Woodbridge and Totoya NJ: D.S.Brewer, 1980).

Yates, Frances, The Valois Tapestries (London: Warburg Institute, 1959).