- By Robert Shaughnessy

Shakespeare In Performance

  • Title: Shakespeare In Performance
  • Author: Robert Shaughnessy
  • ISBN: 9780333741245
  • Page: 344
  • Format: Paperback
  • Shakespeare In Performance This collection of modern essays by leading figures in the field of Shakespeare scholarship reveals the rich interplay between contemporary theoretical approaches psychoanalytic new historicist femi

    This collection of modern essays by leading figures in the field of Shakespeare scholarship reveals the rich interplay between contemporary theoretical approaches psychoanalytic, new historicist, feminist and cultural materialist and the study of the play in performance, both in Shakespeare s time and our own Examining the representation of power, ideology, class, racThis collection of modern essays by leading figures in the field of Shakespeare scholarship reveals the rich interplay between contemporary theoretical approaches psychoanalytic, new historicist, feminist and cultural materialist and the study of the play in performance, both in Shakespeare s time and our own Examining the representation of power, ideology, class, race and gender in a wide range of playtexts and theatrical contexts, the essays explore Shakespeare s performance possibilities in theory and in practice.

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    1. Compiled in 2000, this collection contains pieces that were previously published elsewhere and all predate the reconstructed Globe on Bankside, though Shaughnessy’s introduction misleadingly refers to the theatre’s 1997 opening. J. L. Styan’s chapter on performance spaces, first published in 1989, even expresses a hope that a Globe replica would be built to test his ideas about the degree of illusion that might have been expected of Shakespeare’s first playgoers. While some of the writer [...]

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