The Merchant Of Venice

The Merchant Of Venice

by Christopher McCullough
     
 

This volume, while it raises all the questions appertaining to the cultural, historical and critical contexts of the play, has as its primary focus the play as theatrical performance. This focus is not taken in isolation, but observed in terms of all the social, material and practical aspects of theatrical production. The questions raised are those that face actors

Overview

This volume, while it raises all the questions appertaining to the cultural, historical and critical contexts of the play, has as its primary focus the play as theatrical performance. This focus is not taken in isolation, but observed in terms of all the social, material and practical aspects of theatrical production. The questions raised are those that face actors, stage managers and directors, scenic and costume designers, in the rehearsal room and on the stage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403939609
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Series:
Shakespeare Handbooks Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.43(d)

Meet the Author

Christopher McCullough is Professor of Theatre and Head of the School of Performance Arts at the University of Exeter.

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