Poetry Madness
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | April 11, 2014

Paul Laudiero: IMG Shit Rough Draft



I was sitting in a British and Irish romantic drama class my last semester in college when the idea for Shit Rough Drafts hit me. I was working... Continue »
  1. $9.07 Sale Trade Paper add to wish list

spacer

This item may be
out of stock.

Click on the button below to search for this title in other formats.


Check for Availability
Add to Wishlist

Shakespeare's Theatre

Shakespeare's Theatre Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Shakespeare's Theatre is a tale of two theatres: the original Globe on the bank of the Thames in London, opened in 1599, and its modern reconstructed twin, built in almost exactly the same spot and opened nearly 400 years later. William Shakespeare wrote his finest plays with the Globe in mind, and acted on its stage as a member of the troupe that performed there.

This lavishly illustrated book, issued in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the Globe, chronicles the original setting and use of the theatre as well as the reconstruction, over the past 15 years, of the imposing structure in modern London. June Everett, Artist of the Record at the Globe Theatre, has commemorated the rebuilding project--from the laying of the foundation to the opening ceremony and first performance on its stage--in a series of inspired watercolors that evoke the atmosphere of the site. The paintings are supplemented by photographs and contemporary drawings that perfectly illustrate Andrew Langley's lively and accessible text. A chronology of Shakespeare's life and lists of his plays in order of first performance and of the London theatres at the beginning of the 17th century round off this volume.

About the Author

Andrew Langley is the author of Amelia Earhart, Hans Christian Andersen (both OUP, 1998) and several history books for children. He lives in England.

June Everett was appointed Artist of the Record at the Globe Theatre in London by Sam Wanamaker. Her paintings have been exhibited at London's Royal Festival Hall and across England and Germany.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199105663
Author:
Everett, June
Author:
Everett, June
Author:
Langley, Andrew
Author:
June Everett
Author:
null, Andrew
Author:
null, June
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Location:
Oxford :
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature | Shakespeare
Edition Description:
Includes index.
Series Volume:
No. 150
Publication Date:
20001116
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Young adult
Language:
English
Illustrations:
41 color and 2 b/w line illus
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
10.6 x 7.5 x 0.2 in 0.4 lb
Age Level:
12-17

Related Subjects

Shakespeare's Theatre
0 stars - 0 reviews
$ In Stock
Product details 48 pages Oxford University Press, USA - English 9780199105663 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.