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Shakespeare : Actors and audiences

Banks, Fiona, (editor.).

Summary: 400 years on from Shakespeare's death, Shakespeare: Actors and Audiences shines a spotlight on the role of the audience at Shakespeare's plays. Exploring the relationship that has kept Shakespeare's name and work alive through four centuries, scholars, audiences, actors and directors reflect on the role of the audience and provide fresh insights into the relationship that lies at the heart of Shakespeare in performance.

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  • OCLC: on1059124970
  • ISBN: 1474257933
  • ISBN: 9781474257930
  • ISBN: 1474257941
  • ISBN: 9781474257947
  • ISBN: 1474274005
  • ISBN: 9781474274005
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (256 pages) : colour illustrations
  • Published: London :The Arden Shakespeare2019.
  • Publisher: London : The Arden Shakespeare 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Who are we talking about when we talk about 'the audience'? / Stephen Purcell -- Shakespeare's audiences / Charles Whitney -- 'Do it, England!': the actor and the audience in Hamlet / Jeremy Lopez -- Audiences: the architecture of engagement / Susan Bennett -- What makes a theatregoer? Habitus, identity and interest development in adolescent audiences to Shakespeare / Matthew Reason -- 'All eyes': experience, spectacle and the inclusive audience in Flute theatre's The Tempest / Robert Shaughnessy -- Hamlet -- A Midsummer Night's Dream -- Twelfth Night.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Shakespeare, William -- 1564-1616 -- Appreciation
Shakespeare, William -- 1564-1616 -- Stage history
Shakespeare, William -- 1564-1616
Theater audiences -- Great Britain
DRAMA / Shakespeare
Art appreciation
Theater audiences
Great Britain
Theatre studies
Shakespeare studies & criticism
Genre: Electronic books.

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