The Emergence of the Tragedian
By 1600, international trade routes, which had been centered around the Mediterranean Sea for centuries were almost entirely based around Northern Atlantic countries like Spain, France and England. The economic explosion, and widespread circulation of money that came with this was accompanied by the invention of the printing press. Because of the newfound ability to spread information that the printing press afforded, the period is marked by scientific advancement, a return
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given the opportunity to flourish in society. His age is widely considered the pinnacle of English dramatic writ ing. As acting gained new respect in England during the late 1500ís, so did England gain an increasingly powerful seat in European politics and thought. As she moved into a new age of science, reason, and a rebirth of the arts, acting and the theatre progressed similarly as exemplified by the gradual emergence of the respected tragedian.