Shakespeare: Text and Theater & Essays in Honor of Jay L. Halio

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Jay L. Halio is internationally distinguished as an editor of Shakespeare's plays and as a critic of Shakespeare in performance. This collection, with an international list of contributors, honors both those interests and explores their interconnectedness.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780874136999
  • Publisher: University of Delaware Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/1999
  • Pages: 364

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations 7
Preface and Acknowledgments 9
The First Folio: Where Should We Be Without It? 17
"All we like sheep ..." 33
Still Babbling of Green Fields: Mr. Greenfields and the Twenty-third Psalm 45
"So quick bright things come to confusion": or, What Else Was A Midsummer Night's Dream About? 62
"The gift is small, / The will is all": Musings for Jay Halio 92
A Polish Gentleman's Visit to London Theaters in 1820-1821 109
How Revolutionary is Cross-cast Shakespeare? A Look at Five Contemporary Productions 120
Strands Too Far Remote: A Note on Translating the Political and the Politics of Translation 136
Beginning with Branagh: Romeo and Juliet, Hammersmith, 1986 146
To Know a Shakespeare Character 163
The Readiness Was All: Ian Charleson and Richard Eyre's Hamlet 170
Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: The Film 183
Cori-Ollie-anus: Shakespeare's Last Tragedy and American Politics in 1988 195
Staging The Tempest as an Alchemical Experiment in the Theater 209
Stage Directions as Evidence: The Question of Provenance 229
Show Business: The Editor in the Theater 248
"Oh be some other name": Translating Romeo and Juliet 266
Humor Out of Breath: Francis Gentleman and the Henry IV Plays 285
Editing Informed by Performance History: The Double Ending of Troilus and Cressida 298
Two Lears: Notes for an Actor 310
Staging The Comedy of Errors 320
A Checklist: Jay L. Halio 332
Contributors 334
Index to Works by, or Attributed to William Shakespeare 338
General Index 340
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