Italian Sacred Drama
The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is Italian sacred drama.
· Barr, Cyrilla. "A Renaissance Artist in the Service of a Singing Confraternity," Life and Death in Fifteenth-Century Florence. Edited by M. Tetel, R. G. Witt, and R. Goffen. Durham and London: Duke University Press. 1989. 105-119.
· Confraternities and the Visual Arts in Renaissance Italy: Ritual, Spectacle, Image. Edited by Barbara Wisch and Diane Cole Ahl. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2000.
· Molinari, Cesare. Theater through the Ages. Translated by Colin Hamer. London: Cassell and Company Ltd. 1975.
· Newbingin, Nerida. "The Word Made Flesh: The Rappresentazioni of Mysteries and Miracles in Fifteenth-Century Florence," Christianity and the Renaissance: Image and Religious Imagination in the Quattrocento. Edited by Timothy Verdon and John Henderson. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press. 1990. 361-375.
· Pulci, Antonia. Florentine Drama for Convent and Festival: Seven Sacred Plays. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press. 1996.
· Young, Karl. The Drama of the Medieval Church. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1933.
· D'Ancona, Alessandro. Sacre Rappresentazioni dei secoli XIV, XV e XVI. (3 Volumes). Successori Le Monnier. 1872.
· Banfi, Luigi. Sacre Rappresentazioni del Quattrocento. Unione Tipografico-Editrice Torinese. 1963.
· Belcari, Feo. Sacre Rappresentazioni e Laude. Edited by Onorato Allocco-Castellino. Unione Tipografico-Editrice Torinese. 1920.
· Ponte, Giovanni. Sacre Rappresentazioni Fiorentine del Quattrocento. Marzorati. 1974.
· Torraca, Francesco. Il teatro italiano dei secoli XIII, XIV, e XV. G. C. Sansoni. 1885.
· Toschi, Paolo. Sacre Rappresentazioni Toscane dei Secoli XV e XVI. Leo S. Olschki. 1969.
· Trexler, Richard. The Libro Ceremoniale of the Florentine Republic. Librairie Droz S.A. 1978.
· Trexler, Richard. Public Life in Renaissance Florence. Cornell University Press. 1980.
· Vasari, Giorgio. Lives of the Artists. Volume I. Translated by George Bull. Penguin Books. 1965.
· Ladner, Gerhart B. Ad Imaginem Dei: The Image of Man in Mediaeval Art, "Wimmer Lecture, 1962." The Archabbey Press. 1965.
· Candler, Martha. Drama in Religious Service. The Century Co. 1922.
· Crosse, Gordon. The Religious Drama. A. R. Mowbray and Co. LTD. 1913.
· Ehrensperger, Harold. Religious Drama: Ends and Means. Abingdon Press. 1962.
· Peel, Joyce M. and Darius L. Swain. Drama for the Church. The Christian Literature Society. 1962.
· Rouet, Albert. Liturgy and the Arts. Translated by Paul Philibert. Liturgical Press. 1997.
-- TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF RELIGIOUS DRAMA --
· Blumenthal, Arthur R. "A Newly Identified Drawing of Brunelleschi's Stage Machinery," Marsyas 13 (1966-1967): 20-31.
· Steinitz, Kate Trauman. "A Reconstruction of Leonardo's Revolving Stage," Art Quarterly 140 (1949): 325-338.
· Verdon, Timothy. "Donatello and Theatre: Stage Spaces and Projected Space in the San Lorenzo Pulpits," Artibus et Historiae 14 (1986): 40ff.
-- MUSIC FOR RELIGIOUS DRAMA --
· Barr, Cyrilla. "Music and Spectacle in Confraternity Drama of Fifteenth-Century Florence," Christianity and the Renaissance: Image and Religious Imagination in the Quattrocento. Edited by Timothy Verdon and John Henderson. Syracuse University Press. 1990. 376-404.
-- RELATING TO THE ANNUNCIATION --
· Fischel, Oskar. "Einer florentiner Theater Auffuhrung in der Renaissance," Zeitschrift fur bildenden Kunst 55 (1920): 11-20
· Jacobus, Laura. "Giotto's Annunciation in the Arena Chapel, Padua," Art Bulletin (1999): 93-107.
· Robb, D. M. "The Iconography of the Annunciation in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries," Art Bulletin 18 (1936): 480-526.
· Spencer, J. "Spatial Imagery of the Annunciation in Fifteenth-Century Florence," Art Bulletin 37 (1955): 273-280.
-- RELATING TO OTHER FESTIVALS --
· Chretien, Heidi. The Festival of San Giovanni: Imagery and Political Power in Renaissance Florence. Peter Lang. 1994.
· Falvey, Kathleen C. "The Italian Saint Play: The Example of Perugia," The Saint Play in Medieval Europe. Edited by Clifford Davidson. Medieval Institute Publications. 1986. 181-204.
· Freedburg, David. "Verisimilitude and Resemblance: From Sacred Mountain to Waxworks," The Power of Images. University of Chicago Press. 1989.
· Nova, Alessandro. "'Popular' Art in Renaissance Italy: Early Response to the Holy Mountain at Varallo," Reframing the Renaissance. Edited by Claire Farago. Yale University Press. 1995.
-- LATER DEVELOPMENTS OF DRAMA --
· Blumenthal, Arthur R. Theater Art of the Medici. (Catalogue of exhibition held at Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Oct. 10-Dec. 7, 1980). University Press of New England. 1980.
· Fagiolo dell'Arco, Maurizio. La festa barocca. Edizioni De Luca. 1997.
· Fenton, Edward. "Italian Festivals," The Connoisseur (December 1955): 220-224.
· Italian Renaissance Festivals and Their European Influence. Edited by J. R. Mulryne and Margaret Shewing. Edwin Mellen Press. 1992.
· Italian Renaissance Theater Designs. (Catalogue of exhibition held at Elvehjem Art Center, University of Wisconsin, March 15-May 6, 1973).
· Lavin, Irving. Bernini and the Unity of the Visual Arts. Oxford University Press. 1980.
· Lavin, Irving. "On the Unity of the Arts and the Early Baroque Opera House.""All the World's a Stage...": Art and Pageantry in the Renaissance and Baroque. Volume 2. Edited by Barbara Wisch and Susan Scott Munshower. (Papers in Art History from The Pennsylvania State University, Vol VI).
· Il Luogo Teatrale a Firenze: Brunelleschi, Vasari, Buontalenti, Parigi. (Palazzo Medici Riccardi, 31 May-31 October 1975). Electra Editrice. 1975.
· Magnuson, Torgil. Rome in the Age of Bernini. Almqvist and Wiskell International. 1982-1986.
· Nagler, A. M. Theater Festivals of the Medici: 1539-1637. Yale University Press. 1964.
· I Teatri di Firenze. Edited by Piero Roselli, Giuseppina Carla Romby, and Osanna Fantozzi Micali. Casa Editrice Bonechi. 1978.
· Il Teatro Italiano. Edited by Maristella de Panizza Lorch. Edizioni De Luca. 1997.
· Weil, Mark S. "The Relationship of the Cornaro Chapel to Mystery Plays and the Italian Court Theatre." "All the World's a Stage...": Art and Pageantry in the Renaissance and Baroque. Volume 2. Edited by Barbara Wisch and Susan Scott Munshower. (Papers in Art History from The Pennsylvania State University, Vol VI).
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