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setting

n. the action of a court, clerk, or commissioner in scheduling a trial or hearing. (See: set)

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Stage designers are responsible for designing stage settings for productions, from single scene dramas where the action takes place in one room, to complex scenery and scene changes required by major productions.
Here she makes an important contribution by placing Lotman's literary analysis in its visual context, showing how the nobleman used his country house, its park, and its grounds as numerous stage settings on which he could act out stylized European models of noble behavior: the English country gentlemen with his horses and dogs, the enlightened ruler of his small kingdom, or the Byronic exile from court life.
Cesare Molinari's article on "The Empty Stage" (53-66) sketches in very broad strokes the development of the actual stage set from fifteenth-century multiple stage settings (mansions) to sixteenth-century single staging.