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A Theater of Diplomacy: International Relations and the Performing Arts in Early Modern France
A Theater of Diplomacy: Low to High Price: High to Low Condition Condition: Reverse Pub Date Pub Date: University of Pennsylvania Press Published: As New in As New dust jacket. Text clean and tight; Haney Foundation Series; 8. Brand New, Perfect Condition. We offer expedited shipping to all US locations. Over 3, , happy customers.
Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since Please note we cannot offer an expedited shipping service from the UK. Royal courts routinely honored visiting diplomats or celebrated treaty negotiations by staging grandiose performances incorporating dance, music, theater, poetry, and pageantry.
A taste for the foreign : worldly knowledge and literary pleasure in early modern French fiction
These entertainments—allegorical ballets, masquerade balls, chivalric tournaments, operas, and comedies—often addressed pertinent themes such as war, peace, and international unity in their subject matter. In both practice and content, the extravagant exhibitions were fully intertwined with the culture of diplomacy. But exactly what kind of diplomatic work did these spectacles perform? Welch contends that the theatrical and performing arts had a profound influence on the development of modern diplomatic practices in early modern Europe.
Using France as a case study, Welch explores the interconnected histories of international relations and the theatrical and performing arts.
A Theater of Diplomacy | Ellen R. Welch
Her book argues that theater served not merely as a decorative accompaniment to negotiations, but rather underpinned the practices of embodied representation, performance, and spectatorship that constituted the culture of diplomacy in this period. Through its examination of the early modern precursors to today's cultural diplomacy initiatives, her book investigates the various ways in which performance structures international politics still.
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