Shakespeare and Modern Theatre: The Performance of Modernity

Shakespeare and Modern Theatre: The Performance of Modernity

by Michael Bristol
     
 

ISBN-10: 041521985X

ISBN-13: 9780415219853

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415219853
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Series:
Accents on Shakespeare Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
General editor's preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1Modernity, modernism and postmodernism in the twentieth-century's Shakespeare20
2'To kill a king': the modern politics of bardicide36
3The problem of professionalism in twentieth-century stagings of Hamlet55
4Translation at the intersections of history75
5Women's work and the performance of Shakespeare at the Royal Shakespeare Company93
6Shakespearean performativity117
7Heresies of style: some paradoxes of Soviet Ukrainian modernism142
8'Lice in fur': the aesthctics of cheek and Shakespearean production strategy160
Bibliography181
Index197

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