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Carlaw, John

Overview
Works: 42 works in 161 publications in 1 language and 2,450 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Instructional television programs  Educational television programs  Biography  History  Documentary films  Fiction 
Roles: Director
Classifications: PR3091, 822.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Carlaw
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 634 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 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of language, meter, and verse. Barton and the actors address and analyze the question of how to understand Shakespeare's texts, citing examples of his plays, and, for contrast, the writings of other British authors of the period
Passion and coolness by John Barton( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 208 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
Irony and ambiguity( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion of Shakespeare's use of irony and ambiguity, with illustrated dramatizations. Barton analyzes passages from Shakespeare's texts with the actors, and demonstrates how understanding the intended irony in a phrase or speech totally changes the perception of relationships and the character speaking. Includes passages from Julius Caesar, Richard II, the sonnets, Henry IV Part I, Coriolanus, Henry V and Troilus and Cressida
Rehearsing the text( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and held by 155 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
Language and character by John Barton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of language, in the absence of stage directions, to define character and situations, and his characters' use of heightened language to achieve their intentions. Explores the Elizabethan relish for words and the use of Elizabethan English in the development of Shakespeare's characters. Includes passages from Love's labour lost, Henry V, Richard II, Antony and Cleopatra, Julius Caesar and The merchant of Venice
Exploring a character by John Barton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 150 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
Using the verse( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 148 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 as a device to help with stage performance. In the course of trying out different stresses, 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. Includes passages from Henry V, The merchant of Venice, King John, The winter's tale, Cymbeline, Antony and Cleopatra, Troilus and Cressida and Richard III, and examples from miracle plays and other writings to demonstrate the alternatives to iambic pentameter
Set speeches and soliloquies( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2005 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 dialogue and soliloquy for story and audience purposes. Barton explains the differences between the two, what they contain, and how they arise
Poetry and hidden poetry by John Barton( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and held by 129 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
History man by Colin Hogg( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 91 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 )

2 editions 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 )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 36 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 )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irony and ambiguity: How do actors identify ironic dialogue? How do they use it to reveal character? And how do they communicate it to the audience?
Playing Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set speeches and soliloquies: Understanding the underlying poetic structure of long speeches and soliloquies helps the actor engage the audience in the character's thought processes
A view from the top Hillary( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four programmes follow the life and achievements of Sir Edmund Hillary, including his childhood, the conquest of Everest, his expeditions to the South Pole by tractor and up the River Ganges by jetboat, his time as New Zealand's high commissioner to India, and his charitable work for the Sherpa people
The life of Ian( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quirky, autobiographical look at the work and life of iconic Kiwi actor/director/writer Ian Mune, enriched with footage of some of his more famous and infamous films and television roles
Revolution( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set speeches and soliloquy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A music-rich feature-length documentary looking at the life and career of New Zealand's pre-eminent classical pianist Michael Houstoun - a man who, beyond the acclaim the acclaim his performances attract, has been shy of close media attention
 
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