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Shakespeare and the Making of Theatre
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Stuart Hampton-Reeves, Bridget Escolme
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-18 - Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

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.
The Making of the National Poet : Shakespeare, Adaptation and Authorship, 1660-1769
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Michael Dobson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-10-22 - Publisher: Clarendon Press

The first full-length study since the 1920s of the Restoration and eighteenth-century's revisions and revaluations of Shakespeare, and the first to consider the period's much-reviled stage adaptions in the context of the profound cultural changes of their times. Drawing on a wide range of evidence, Dobson examines how and why
Shakespeare and the Making of Theatre
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Stuart Hampton-Reeves, Bridget Escolme
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-18 - Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

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.
Shakespeare's Theatres and the Effects of Performance
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Farah Karim Cooper, Tiffany Stern
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-05 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

How did Elizabethan and Jacobean acting companies create their visual and aural effects? What materials were available to them and how did they influence staging and writing? What impact did the sensations of theatre have on early modern audiences? How did the construction of the playhouses contribute to technological innovations
Shakespeare and Audience in Practice
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Stephen Purcell
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-26 - Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

What do audiences do as they watch a Shakespeare play? What makes them respond in the ways that they do? Exploring the practice of being a modern Shakespearean audience, Stephen Purcell examines a wide range of theatrical productions, surveys some of the most influential ideas about spectatorship in contemporary performance