Shakespeare Dancing: A Theatrical Study of the Plays

Shakespeare Dancing: A Theatrical Study of the Plays

by John Russell Brown
     
 

In his newest book, noted Shakespeare and theater scholar John Russell Brown explores the operation of the playwright's creative mind in his most frequently performed texts and encourages readers to seek out the performance possibilities of the works for themselves. Moving beyond the study of what has happened on stage in a number of specific productions, Brown

Overview

In his newest book, noted Shakespeare and theater scholar John Russell Brown explores the operation of the playwright's creative mind in his most frequently performed texts and encourages readers to seek out the performance possibilities of the works for themselves. Moving beyond the study of what has happened on stage in a number of specific productions, Brown examines the entire theatrical event in which performance occurs, as well as the meeting and interaction of actors and audience, and the social and cultural contexts of the plays' reception in the past and present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403941961
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/02/2005
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.46(d)

Meet the Author

John Russell Brown is Professor of Theatre at Middlesex University. He is an internationally known theatre director and author and a Former Associate Director of the National Theatre.

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