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The Oxford illustrated history of Shakespeare on stage

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As new paperback.

This modern stage-history tells the story of the plays on the English stage - 400 years of dramatic history, from the vital, competitive theatre of Shakespeare's own lifetime to the wealth of interpretations, classical to experimental, of the present day. It is a story of constant rediscovery, as the fashions, intuitions, and politics of each age reinterpreted the plays' meanings - and often even their plots. Actresses stepped into the female roles written originally for boy-actors; and the theatre evolved, from open-air Elizabethan stages like the Rose and Globe to the Proscenium Theatre, grand spectacle, and the whole panoply of modern lighting and staging equipment.

Item details

Author(s):
Bate, Jonathan and Jackson, Russell
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
18.8 x 2 x 24.4 cm
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0192802135
ISBN-13:
9780192802132
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
The Oxford illustrated history of Shakespeare on stage

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As new paperback.

This modern stage-history tells the story of the plays on the English stage - 400 years of dramatic history, from the vital, competitive theatre of Shakespeare's own lifetime to the wealth of interpretations, classical to experimental, of the present day. It is a story of constant rediscovery, as the fashions, intuitions, and politics of each age reinterpreted the plays' meanings - and often even their plots. Actresses stepped into the female roles written originally for boy-actors; and the theatre evolved, from open-air Elizabethan stages like the Rose and Globe to the Proscenium Theatre, grand spectacle, and the whole panoply of modern lighting and staging equipment.

Author(s):
Bate, Jonathan and Jackson, Russell
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
18.8 x 2 x 24.4 cm
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0192802135
ISBN-13:
9780192802132
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
The Oxford illustrated history of Shakespeare on stage

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