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The Resource This wide and universal theater : Shakespeare in performance, then and now, David Bevington

This wide and universal theater : Shakespeare in performance, then and now, David Bevington

Label
This wide and universal theater : Shakespeare in performance, then and now
Title
This wide and universal theater
Title remainder
Shakespeare in performance, then and now
Statement of responsibility
David Bevington
Title variation
Shakespeare in performance, then and now
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bevington, David M
Dewey number
792.9/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR3091
LC item number
.B485 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
Label
This wide and universal theater : Shakespeare in performance, then and now, David Bevington
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This study examines how Shakespeare's plays have been transformed for the stage by the demands of theatrical spaces and staging conventions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-230) and index
Contents
Actions that a man might play : an introduction -- There lies the scene : actors and theaters in late Elizabethan England -- A local habitation and a name : stage business in the comedies -- Thus play I in one person many people : performing the histories -- Like a strutting player : staging moral ambiguity in Measure for measure and Troilus and Cressida -- The motive and the cue for passion : Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Othello in performance -- A poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage : role-playing in King Lear, Macbeth, and Antony and Cleopatra -- Insubstantial pageant : Shakespeare's farewell to the stage -- This falls out better than I could devise : an afterword
Control code
ocm74941701
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 242 p.
Isbn
9780226044781
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006036167
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)74941701
Label
This wide and universal theater : Shakespeare in performance, then and now, David Bevington
Publication
Note
This study examines how Shakespeare's plays have been transformed for the stage by the demands of theatrical spaces and staging conventions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-230) and index
Contents
Actions that a man might play : an introduction -- There lies the scene : actors and theaters in late Elizabethan England -- A local habitation and a name : stage business in the comedies -- Thus play I in one person many people : performing the histories -- Like a strutting player : staging moral ambiguity in Measure for measure and Troilus and Cressida -- The motive and the cue for passion : Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Othello in performance -- A poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage : role-playing in King Lear, Macbeth, and Antony and Cleopatra -- Insubstantial pageant : Shakespeare's farewell to the stage -- This falls out better than I could devise : an afterword
Control code
ocm74941701
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 242 p.
Isbn
9780226044781
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006036167
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)74941701

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