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Textual and theatrical Shakespeare

questions of evidence

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Published by University of Iowa Press in Iowa City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism, Textual.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Edward Pechter.
    SeriesStudies in theatre history and culture
    ContributionsPechter, Edward, 1941-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3091 .T49 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination266 p. :
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL813595M
    ISBN 100877455457
    LC Control Number95050872

    William Shakespeare (bapt. 26 April – 23 April ) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "the Bard"). His extant works, including collaborations, consist of some 39 plays, sonnets, two long narrative Children: Susanna Hall, Hamnet Shakespeare, . The New Oxford Shakespeare presents an entirely new consideration of all of Shakespeare's works, edited from first principles from the base-texts themselves, and drawing on the latest textual and theatrical scholarship.

    ENGL / ENGL Dr. Debora B. Schwartz English Department, California Polytechnic State University. Problems with Shakespeare's Texts. Shakespeare did not himself publish any of his plays. In , seven years after Shakespeare's death, John Heminges and Henry Condell (Shakespeare's friends and members of his theater company) posthumously published thirty-six of his plays in the so .   T hat Shakespeare wrote for the theatre and that his plays should be enjoyed on the stage not the page has become the standard rallying cry .

    Cicely Frances Berry CBE (17 May – 15 October ) was a British theatre director and vocal coach.. Berry trained under Elsie Fogerty at the Central School of Speech and Drama, then based at the Royal Albert Hall, London. She was the voice director for the Royal Shakespeare Company from to , and worked as a voice and text coach as an instructor at London's Central School of. Elements of the text, such as the uncommonly detailed stage directions, lead some Shakespeare scholars to believe the text was prepared from a theatrical prompt book. Analysis and criticism. A. C. Bradley described this play as "built on the grand scale," like King Lear and Macbeth, but it differs from those two masterpieces in an important way.


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In Textual and Theatrical Shakespeare ten essayists answer these stimulating questions by exploring the possibilities for and the constraints upon useful communication among critics who come to Shakespeare from so many different directions. Bridging the stage-versus-page gap between actors, critics, and scholars, Author: Edward Pechter.

In Textual and Theatrical Shakespeare ten essayists answer these stimulating questions by exploring the possibilities for and the constraints upon useful communication among critics who come to Shakespeare from so many different directions.

JOHN RUSSELL BROWN is Professor of Theatre at Middlesex University, UK, and was recently Visiting Professor at Columbia University, USA. He is an internationally known theatre director and author and a Former Associate Director of the National Theatre. His many books on theatre and Shakespeare include The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre, New Sites for Shakespeare, Shakespeare: The Format: Paperback.

Textual and theatrical Shakespeare: questions of evidence. [Edward Pechter;] -- Shakespeare commentary and performance today present us with a multiplicity of interpretations constructed and reconstructed from such diverse origins that the underlying evidence has become hidden.

STUART HAMPTON-REEVES is Course Leader for English and Theatre Studies and Subject Leader for Drama at University of Central Lancashire, UK.

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It goes on to review the ways in which the origin and production of these texts have been understood by. The English writer Francis Meres, indeclared him to be England’s greatest writer in comedy and tragedy. Writer and poet John Weever lauded “honey-tongued Shakespeare.” Ben Jonson, Shakespeare’s contemporary and a literary critic in his own right, granted that Shakespeare had no rival in the writing of comedy.

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This book argues that a professional Elizabethan theatre company always contained one actor known as 'the clown'. Its focus is Will Kemp, clown to the Chamberlain's Men from to and famed for. JSTOR Understanding Shakespeare is a collaborative project between JSTOR Labs and the Folger Shakespeare Library.

It’s a research tool that allows students, educators and scholars to use the text of Shakespeare’s plays to quickly navigate into the scholarship written about them—line by : Patricia Herron. First Folio, first published edition () of the collected works of William Shakespeare, originally published as Mr.

William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories & Tragedies. It is the major source for contemporary texts of his plays.

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Her work com-bines scholarship with practical exploration in the rehearsal room. In. Books shelved as theatre-history: Towards a Poor Theatre by Jerzy Grotowski, History of the Theatre by Oscar Gross Brockett, The Year of Lear: Shakespear.Shakespeare's company, the Lord Chamberlain's Men, was one of several to perform at the Theatre, appearing there by about A few years later, the Burbages lost their lease on the Theatre site and began construction of a new, larger playhouse, the Globe, just south of the Thames.The Guinness Book of Records lists feature-length film and TV versions of William Shakespeare ' s plays, making Shakespeare the most filmed author ever in any language.

As of Julythe Internet Movie Database lists Shakespeare as having writing credit on 1, films, including those under production but not yet released. The earliest known production is King John from