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Theatre of the Book 1480–1880Print, Text, and Performance in Europe$
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Julie Stone Peters

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780199262168

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262168.001.0001

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Framing Space: Time, Perspective, and Motion in the Image

Framing Space: Time, Perspective, and Motion in the Image

(p.181) 9. Framing Space: Time, Perspective, and Motion in the Image
Theatre of the Book 1480–1880

Julie Stone Peters

Oxford University Press

This chapter looks at dramatic illustrations, theatrical images, and architectural manuals, examining the reciprocal mirroring of page space and stage space: the creation of the focused and single-perspective view from the ‘frontispiece’ (theoretically protected from extra-scenic distraction and stilled in time); the graphic mapping of plot and spectacle; and the problems of translation between the flat and static image and the deep and mobile stage.

Keywords:   page space, stage space, images, illustrations, architectural manuals

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