Looking at Shakespeare: A Visual History of Twentieth-Century Performance / Edition 2

Looking at Shakespeare: A Visual History of Twentieth-Century Performance / Edition 2

by Dennis Kennedy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521785480

ISBN-13: 9780521785488

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Dennis Kennedy's comprehensive account of the main scenographic movements of the century investigates how visual elements affect Shakespeare on the stage. This second edition ranges through productions in Britain, Europe, Japan and North America and includes a new chapter on Shakespeare performance in the 1990s. There are more than twenty new illustrations, some of…  See more details below

Overview

Dennis Kennedy's comprehensive account of the main scenographic movements of the century investigates how visual elements affect Shakespeare on the stage. This second edition ranges through productions in Britain, Europe, Japan and North America and includes a new chapter on Shakespeare performance in the 1990s. There are more than twenty new illustrations, some of them in color, and previous references have been updated.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521785488
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
434
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.69(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

1. Shakespeare and the visual; 2. Victorian pictures; 3. The scenographic revolution; 4. Styles of politics; 5. The stuffed stag and the new look; 6. Reinventing the stage; 7. The Liberation of Europe; 8. New Spaces, new audiences; 9. Imaging Shakespeare; 10. Century's close.

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