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The Merchant of Venice - Arden Shakespeare: Shakespeare at Stratford Series (Arden Shakespeare)

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The Arden Shakespeare, in association with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, presents a new series of volumes on Shakespeare's plays in performance. The series discusses and analyses the wide range of theatrical interpretation stimulated and provoked by the most frequently performed plays. Each volume explores how different directors, designers and actors have interpreted and adapted an individual play in terms of narrative focus, themes and characters, scenery and costume. The focus is on productions at Stratford-upon-Avon since 1945, on the basis that the record of Shakespeare performances at Stratford's theatres offers a wider, fuller and more various range of interpretation than is offered by any other theatre company. The volumes also set this record in a wider geographical and chronological context by means of a historical overview of earlier productions and of productions beyond Stratford. Published in conjunction with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, each volume features a wealth of photographs (many of them not previously seen in print) drawn from the archive of RSC performance materials held in the Trust's library at the Shakespeare Centre in Stratford. Shakespeare at Stratford will surprise, inform and delight both students and scholars of Shakespeare and performance history and the general reader with an interest in theatre.

Synopsis:

The "Shakespeare at Stratford" series discusses and analyses the wide range of theatrical interpretation stimulated and provoked by the most frequently performed plays. The focus is on productions at Stratford-upon-Avon since 1945.

Synopsis:

The Arden Shakespeare, in association with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, presents a new series of volumes on Shakespeare's plays in performance. The series discusses and analyses the wide range of theatrical interpretation stimulated and provoked by the most frequently performed plays.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations General editor's preface Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Shylock 2. The Venetians 3. The problem of Launcelot Gobbo 4. Portia and Belmont, Portia in Belmont 5. Shylock the Jew 6. The Trial 7. Belmont revisited/revised APPENDICES 1. Production credits and cast lists 2. Reviews cited 3. Abbreviations Bibliography Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781903436134
Manufactured:
Arden Shakespeare
Publisher:
Arden Shakespeare
Manufactured:
Arden Shakespeare
Editor:
Gilbert, Miriam
Author:
Gilbert, Miriam
Location:
London
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Shakespeare at Stratford
Series Volume:
no. 8344
Publication Date:
November 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
7.88 x 5.1 x 0.375 in

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"Synopsis" by , The "Shakespeare at Stratford" series discusses and analyses the wide range of theatrical interpretation stimulated and provoked by the most frequently performed plays. The focus is on productions at Stratford-upon-Avon since 1945.
"Synopsis" by , The Arden Shakespeare, in association with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, presents a new series of volumes on Shakespeare's plays in performance. The series discusses and analyses the wide range of theatrical interpretation stimulated and provoked by the most frequently performed plays.
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