Staging Invisibility in English Early Modern Drama

December 2008
Early Theatre;2008, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p113
Academic Journal
The article explores the costume and techniques used for performing invisibility in English early modern drama. Verbal markers of invisibility include declarations, announcements, charms, spells and observations. Prescribed and proscribed performance areas is another technique for staging invisibility. According to the article, the use of a variety of instruments to render actors invisible, relies on the audience's acceptance of the convention.


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