Antony And Cleopatra
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Antony And Cleopatra

by Bridget Escolme, John Russell Brown
     
 

This Shakespeare Handbook offers the student of Shakespeare and the theatre a way in to reading Anthony and Cleopatra theatrically. Through analyses of key theatre and film productions, an account of the historical and theatrical conditions in which the play was first produced, and a scene-by-scene account of how the play might be approached in performance, the

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Overview

This Shakespeare Handbook offers the student of Shakespeare and the theatre a way in to reading Anthony and Cleopatra theatrically. Through analyses of key theatre and film productions, an account of the historical and theatrical conditions in which the play was first produced, and a scene-by-scene account of how the play might be approached in performance, the Handbook focuses on the exciting challenges of staging the notorious lovers and their world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403942074
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Series:
Shakespeare Handbooks Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Series Preface
• Introduction
• The Text and First Performances
• The Play in Performance
• Intellectual and Cultural Context
• Key Performances and Productions
• The Play on Screen
• Critical Assessment
• Further Reading
• Index

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