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Paper - 1 - Topic - development of drama

  1. 1. Hiteshbhai C. Parmar Roll No. 13 Semester – M.A. Sem. 1 Year 2013 - 14 Topic:- The origin and Development of Drama and The Major Dramatist of The Renaissance Literature Submitted to: Dr. Dilipsinh Barad Smt. S.B. Gardi Department of English M.K.Bhavnagar University
  2. 2. The Age of Elizabeth (1500 - 1620) (Age of Shakespeare) (1) Religious Toleration Kingdom Divided into two parts, North – catholic, Southern – Protestant, Defeat of Spanish Armada Reformation (2) Social Contentment Increasing trade, Rules and Taxes, Employment to Labor, Developed Literary activity
  3. 3. The Age of Elizabeth (1500 - 1620) (Age of Shakespeare) (3) Enthusiasm It is age of Dream, adventure. Mind search Farther than Eyes (4) Drama The age of Elizabeth was a time of Intellectual Liberty
  4. 4. The Religious Theme (1) Miracle Plays - A religious Play, Deals with the life of saint and Miracle performed by them. Origin in Bible in the lives of saint. (2) Mystery Plays - Deals with the theme of Bible, It represent the life of Christ or the Story from the old Statements.
  5. 5. The Religious Theme (3) Morality Plays - Are allegorical plays, Presents Life, Death, Goodness, Love, Greed, Repentance and other emotion. (4) Interlude Plays - Generally short entertainment play,
  6. 6. Theatre of The Age of Elizabeth
  7. 7. The Artistic Period of the Drama - Final stage of Development of Drama It is different from The Mystery and Miracle plays. Because it represent human life as it is. - First Comedy play – RALPH ROYSTER DOYSTER by Nicholas Udall – 1550 - First Tragedy play – GORBODUC - by Thomas Sackville and Thomas Norton – Written in 1561 , performed on stage in 1562
  8. 8. The Major Dramatist of Elizabethan Age (1) William Shakespeare - King John - Romeo and Juliet - merchant of Venice - As u like it -Julius Caesar -Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth. (2) Ben Jonson - The alchemist - The silent women - The masque of Beauty (3) Christopher Marlowe - Tamburlaine - Edward II - Doctor Faustus, -The Jew of Malta (4)John Lyly - Alexander - Sapho and Phao - The man on the moon
  9. 9. The Major Dramatist of Elizabethan Age (5) George Peele - Edward 1 - The Old Wives - The love of king David - Arraignment of Paris (6) Robert Green - The History of Orlando Frisco - The History of James IV (7) Thomas Lodge - The wound of civil war (8) Thomas Nashe - The unfortunate traveler (9) Thomas Kyd - Spanish Tragedy - Jeronimo - Apology for actor
  10. 10. The Major Dramatist of Elizabethan Age (10) John Webster - The white Devil - The Dunchees of Malfi - The Devil’s law case (11) Francis Beaumont - A king and no king - The night of Burning Pestle (12) John Fletcher - Philaster - The Maids Tragedy

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