Elizabethan Theatre: Beginnings Important Time Period or Time Line of Elizabethan Age and Points

Elizabethan Theatre: Beginnings Early 16th c. travelling actors.Considered vagabonds and thievesLater, a licenses were given to nobles for maintaining actorsThus, acting troupes came into being. Acting Troupes :Played in the courtyards of taverns (called Inn-yards). Temporary stage erected Permanent Theatres. The 1st permanent theatre was James Burbage’s ‘The Theatre’ Theatre Timeline 1564: On April 23Continue reading “Elizabethan Theatre: Beginnings Important Time Period or Time Line of Elizabethan Age and Points”

The Canterbury Tales: First Modern English Poem

Important Points , Pdf and Notes on Canterbury Tales. The Canterbury Tales (c. 1487) Based on Boccaccio’s Decameron General Prologue—Portrait gallery of 14th c. England 29 pilgrims meet at Tabard Inn, Southwark (31 incl. poet & Harry Bailey) Pen-pictures of 21 pilgrims23 pilgrims tell stories24 stories Chaucer tells twoTale of Sir Thopas and Tale ofContinue reading “The Canterbury Tales: First Modern English Poem”

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