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  • Shakespeare, Race and Performance

    The Diverse Bard

    By Delia Jarrett-Macauley

    What does it mean to study Shakespeare within a multicultural society? And who has the power to transform Shakespeare? The Diverse Bard explores how Shakespeare has been adapted by artists born on the margins of the Empire, and how actors of Asian and African-Caribbean origin are being cast by…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Designers' Shakespeare

    Edited by John Russell Brown, Stephen Di Benedetto

    Theatre Design involves everything seen on stage: not only scenery but costumes, wigs, makeup, properties, lighting, sound, even the shape and material of the stage itself. Designers’ Shakespeare presents and analyses the work of a half-dozen leading practitioners of this specialist art. By…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge

  • Theory/Theatre

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Mark Fortier

    Theory/Theatre is a unique and highly engaging introduction to literary theory as it relates to theatre and performance. It is a brilliantly clear and readable examination of current theoretical approaches, from semiotics and poststructuralism, through cultural materialism, postcolonial studies and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20
    Routledge

  • Shylock on the Stage

    By Toby Lelyveld

    Originally published in 1961, this book is a study of the ways actors since the time of Shakespeare have portrayed the character of Shylock. A pioneering work in the study of performance history as well as in the portrayal of Jews in English literature. Specifically it studies Charles Macklin,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance

  • Shakespearean Stage Production

    Then and Now

    By Cécile de Banke

    An absorbing and original addition to Shakespeareana, this handbook of production is for all lovers of Shakespeare whether producer, player, scholar or spectator. In four sections, Staging, Actors and Acting, Costume, Music and Dance, it traces Shakespearean production from Elizabethan times to the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance

  • Theatrical Unrest

    Ten Riots in the History of the Stage, 1601-2004

    By Sean McEvoy

    What is it about theatre, compared to other kinds of cultural representation, which provokes such a powerful reaction? Theatrical Unrest tells the compelling tales of ten riots whose cause lies on stage. It looks at the intensity and evanescence of the live event and asks whether theatre…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

  • Hamlet's Fictions

    By Maurice Charney

    "But in a fiction, in a dream of passion..." In an extended commentary on this passage this book offers a rationale for the excellence and primacy of this play among the tragedies. Throughout, emphasis is placed on Hamlet's fantasies and imaginations rather than on ethical criteria, and on the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

  • Acting Shakespeare

    By Bertram Leon Joseph

    How did the actors for whom Shakespeare wrote his plays make his characters come to life, how did they convey his words? Can modern directors, actors, and even library readers of Shakespeare learn from them? Creating character and making the Elizabethan playwright’s poetry compelling for the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance

  • Translation, Poetics, and the Stage

    Six French Hamlets

    By Romy Heylen

    This book establishes an analytical model for the description of existing translations in their historical context within a framework suggested by systemic concepts of literature. It argues against mainstream 20th-century translation theory and, by proposing a socio-cultural model of translation,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance

  • Hamlet: Critical Essays

    Edited by Joseph G. Price

    A comprehensive collection of the best writing about this Shakespearian play, both as dramatic literature and theatrical performance, this book is an excellent resource companion to the text. This collected wisdom was originally published in 1986. It contains pieces of commentary from as far back…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

  • Shakespeare's “Hamlet” bound with The Problem of "Hamlet"

    By A. Clutton-Brock, J. M. Robertson

    This volume combines two classic works on Hamlet, first published in 1919 and 1922. The first book's original description says that it contains a theory which attempts to explain an everlasting problem - it insists that Hamlet is neither a failure not an accident, but a very great work of art. In…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

  • On Directing Shakespeare

    By Ralph Berry

    For producers and directors planning a production, several questions inevitably arise: Which play is appropriate for the contemporary audience? Should the text and setting be altered? Twelve leading contemporary directors answer these questions in interviews in this book and shed light on what…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance

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