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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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A highly engaging text that approaches Shakespeare as a maker of theatre, as well as a writer of literature. Leading performance critics dismantle Shakespeare's texts, identifying theatrical cues in ways which develop understanding of the underlying theatricality of Shakespeare's plays and stimulate further performances.

About the Author

BRIDGET ESCOLME Senior Lecturer in the Department of Drama at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. Her publications include Talking to the Audience: Shakespeare, Performance, Self and Antony and Cleopatra in the Palgrave Shakespeare Handbooks series. She has worked as a performer and a dramaturge in the UK and USA.

STUART HAMPTON-REEVES Professor of Research-informed Teaching at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. He is the author of Shakespeare in Performance: the Henry VI Plays, Shakespeare's Histories and Counter-Histories and Measure for Measure in the Shakespeare Handbooks series. He was Performance Editor for the journal Shakespeare from 2004-7 and is currently Treasurer of the British Shakespeare Association.

Table of Contents

Preface; B.Escolme and S.Hampton-Reeves

Textual Clues and Performance Choices; M.J.Kidnie

Openings; P.Holland

Entrances and Exits; R.Conkie

Endings; P.Prescott

Visual Scores; C.Carson

Props; F.Karim-Cooper

Talking Heads; C.Chillington Rutter

Costume; B.Escolme

Fighting; S.Hampton-Reeves

Audiences; S.Werner

Sound; P.A.Skantze

Silence; R.Shaughnessy

Afterword; J.R.Brown

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230218680
Author:
Hampton-reeves, Stuart (edt)
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Author:
Escolme, Bridget
Author:
Hampton-Reeves, Stuart
Author:
S
Author:
tuart Hampton-Reeves
Subject:
Theater - Playwriting
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Theater - History & Criticism
Subject:
Drama -- History and criticism.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
10
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.43 in

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