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Shakespeare and the making of theatre

Author: Stuart Hampton-Reeves; Bridget Escolme
Publisher: Basingstoke, U. K. ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Hampton-Reeves; Bridget Escolme
ISBN: 9780230218673 0230218679 9780230218680 0230218687
OCLC Number: 776773153
Description: xv, 241 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Preface : Shakespeare in practice / Bridget Escolme and Stuart Hampton-Reeves --
Textual clues and performance choices / Margaret Jane Kidnie --
Openings / Peter Holland --
Entrances and exits / Rob Conkie --
Endings / Paul Prescott --
Visual scores / Christie Carson --
Props / Farah Karim-Cooper --
Talking heads / Carol Chillington Rutter --
Costume / Bridget Escolme --
Fighting / Stuart Hampton-Reeves --
Audiences / Sarah Werner --
Sound / P.A. Skantze --
Silence / Robert Shaughnessy --
Afterword / John Russell Brown.
Responsibility: edited by Stuart Hampton-Reeves and Bridget Escolme.

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