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Carlaw, John

Overview
Works: 51 works in 163 publications in 1 language and 2,435 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Instructional television programs  Educational television programs  History  Documentary films  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Director
Classifications: PR2995, 822.33
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Most widely held works by John Carlaw
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in nine intensive acting workshops, demonstrating how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
The two traditions by John Barton( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this workshop, director John Barton and members of the Royal Shakespeare Company discuss how modern expectations of naturalistic theater can be balanced with Shakespeare's heightened language, and how to read Shakespeare's texts, which were written two hundred years before "motivation" and "characterization" entered the critical vocabulary. Barton and the actors analyse the question of how to understand Shakespeare's texts, citing examples of his plays, and by contrast, the writings of other British authors of the period
Irony and ambiguity( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of irony and ambiguity. Barton analyzes Shakespearean texts with the actors, demonstrating how understanding the intended irony in a phrase or speech totally changes the perception of the character speaking
Exploring a character by John Barton( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of how Shakespeare develops & explores his characters. As an illustrative example, two different actors interpret the part of Shylock from "The merchant of Venice" in varying ways, demonstrating the infinite variety of Shakespeare's work and the multiplicity of ways in which his characters can be understood
Rehearsing the text( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of how actors should rehearse before performing Shakespeare. Four actors close-read a scene from "Twelfth night", searching for clues to character, language, and staging. Barton and the actors demonstrate how verse itself can be a clue to the meaning of a scene
Passion and coolness by John Barton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To illustrate how Hamlet's advice to the players expresses Shakespeare's direction that actors be natural and not false or grotesque, Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of passion and coolness. They demonstrate deliberate and striking inconsistencies in Shakespeare's characters; how Shakespeare's language can affect an audience; and the balancing of heightened language, naturalistic performance, emotion and intellect
Language and character by John Barton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of language to define character, and his characters' use of heightened language to achieve their intentions. Explores the Elizabethan relish of words and the use of Elizabethan English in the development of Shakespeare's characters
Using the verse by John Barton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of blank verse. The actors discover how Shakespeare uses antithesis, short lines, end-stopped lines and pauses in the middle of a line, and why Shakespeare's lines sometimes mis-scan
Set speeches and soliloquies( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion & dramatization of Shakespeare's use of dialogue & soliloquy for story & audience purposes. Barton explains the differences between the two, what they contain, and how they arise
Poetry and hidden poetry( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenter John Barton leads members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion of Shakespeare's use of poetry and hidden poetry in seemingly unpoetic lines. Barton and the actors demonstrate how polysyllables trip easily off the tongue, while monosyllabic lines and words are packed with thoughts and feelings. They also explore Shakespeare's use of the words "time" and "death," along with contrast and sudden changes that occur
Playing Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine intensive acting workshops conducted by John Barton of the Royal Shakespeare Company demonstrate how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
The game of our lives( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This four-part series shows how rugby has mirrored NZ social history from the first club in Nelson College in the 1870, to the 1981 tour, the 1995 World Cup, and the dawn of the professional code. Episode 2: The ties that bind
The game of our lives( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This four-part series shows how rugby has mirrored NZ social history from the first club in Nelson College in the 1870, to the 1981 tour, the 1995 World Cup, and the dawn of the professional code. Episode 4 - The New Ball Game
The game of our lives( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This four-part series shows how rugby has mirrored NZ social history from the first club in Nelson College in the 1870, to the 1981 tour, the 1995 World Cup, and the dawn of the professional code. Episode 3 - Tries & penalties
The game of our lives( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This four-part series shows how rugby has mirrored NZ social history from the first club in Nelson College in the 1870, to the 1981 tour, the 1995 World Cup, and the dawn of the professional code. Episode 1: Home & Away
Playing Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trained and experienced Shakespearean actors, stars of the Royal Shakespeare Company, examine Shakespeare's works and words. Guided by director John Barton, himself a Shakespearean scholar, the actors explore every facet of Shakespeare's work to find the meaning without which they can only recite, not perform, Shakespeare
History man : DVD] by Colin Hogg( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows in the steps of Michael King on a journey through his own past - to childhood places where the sense of New Zealand and his own New Zealand-ness first struck him, the places his work steered him, and some of the characters he met along the way"--Container
Playing Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These intensive acting workshops conducted by John Barton of the Royal Shakespeare Company demonstrate how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
Playing Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These intensive acting workshops conducted by John Barton of the Royal Shakespeare Company demonstrate how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
Playing Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These intensive acting workshops conducted by John Barton of the Royal Shakespeare Company demonstrate how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
 
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