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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

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

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262168.003.0011

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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