Shakespeare and the Making of Theatre

Hardcover | November 27, 2012

EditorBridget Escolme, Stuart Hampton-Reeves

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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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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.

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-REE...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.54 inPublished:November 27, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230218679

ISBN - 13:9780230218673

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Table of Contents

Preface; B.Escolme & S.Hampton-Reeves Textual Clues and Performance Choices; M.J.Kidnie Openings; P.Holland Entrances & 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