Shakespeare's Theatre: A Dictionary of His Stage Context

Editor/Author Richmond, Hugh M.
Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Continuum

ISBN: 978-0-8264-5640-3
Category: Language & Literature - British literature
Image Count: 35
Book Status: Pending
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Reviews current knowledge of the character and operation of theatres in Shakespeare's time, with an explanation of their origins. Coverage includes the practices of Elizabethan actors and script writers: methods of characterization; gesture, blocking and choreography, including music, dance and fighting; actors' rhetorical interaction with audiences; and use of costumes, stage props, and make-up.

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