ISBN-10:
052156476X
ISBN-13:
9780521564762
Pub. Date:
02/03/2016
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
English Shakespeares: Shakespeare on the English Stage in the 1990s

English Shakespeares: Shakespeare on the English Stage in the 1990s

by Peter HollandPeter Holland

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Overview

This book, which explores the full extent of Shakespeare performances in England over the past decade, invites a broad readership of playgoers and students. As a regular theater reviewer, Holland has examined the variety, the strengths and the problems of English productions and companies. They are charted chronologically here, and compared with productions elsewhere. Peter Holland's reviews are individually thoughtful, provocative and illuminating; cumulatively they show that there is no one English Shakespeare style but a rich and often bewildering variety.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521564762
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/03/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 295
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

1. Measuring performance; 2. 1989-90: the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre; 3. 1989-90: popular Shakespeare and the Swan Theatre; 4. 1991: a new taxonomy; 5. 1992: productions and spaces, large and small; 6. 1992-3: London and Stratford; 7. 1993-4: the problems of history; 8. 1994-5: two by two; 9. Festivals and foreigners.

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