Romeo and Juliet

Paperback | May 27, 2002

byWilliam ShakespeareEditorJames N. Loehlin

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Romeo and Juliet has always been one of Shakespeare's most popular plays on stage and film. This edition provides the full text of the play as well as a thorough account of its production history, equally useful for the scholar, actor and director. The introduction examines major changes over four centuries of theatrical production. The commentary provides detailed examples of how different performers, from Henry Irving and Ellen Terry to Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes, have brought life and death to Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers.

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Romeo and Juliet has always been one of Shakespeare's most popular plays on stage and film. This edition provides the full text of the play as well as a thorough account of its production history, equally useful for the scholar, actor and director. The introduction examines major changes over four centuries of theatrical production. Th...

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Format:PaperbackPublished:May 27, 2002Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521667690

ISBN - 13:9780521667692

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Series editors' preface; Editor's note; List of abbreviations; Select chronology of English-language performances; Introduction; Romeo and Juliet and commentary; Index.

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'I cannot recommend too highly the whole series (a bargain at £16.99 for each play) to all theatre lovers, theatregoers, theatre practitioners, and anybody who enjoys Shakespeare.' Robert Tanitch, What's on in London