Shakespeare's Plays in Performance

Shakespeare's Plays in Performance

by John Russell Brown
     
 
(Applause Acting Series). John Russell Brown demonstrates just how much is in Shakespeare's texts; how the language is awakened, colored, emphasized, sensualized and extended in performance. Shakespeare's intended readers were his collaborators, not his commentators. Brown invites all Shakespeare lovers to seek their insights in Shakespeare's natural habitat: the

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(Applause Acting Series). John Russell Brown demonstrates just how much is in Shakespeare's texts; how the language is awakened, colored, emphasized, sensualized and extended in performance. Shakespeare's intended readers were his collaborators, not his commentators. Brown invites all Shakespeare lovers to seek their insights in Shakespeare's natural habitat: the stage.

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Library Journal
Brown's 1966 volume here is expanded to include four additional chapters covering such items as the nature of speech in the plays and the theatrical element of Shakespeare criticism. The author also offers commentary on contemporary interpretations by Dustin Hoffman, Antony Sher, and others. Performing arts and drama collections will want a copy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557831361
Publisher:
Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.58(d)

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