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Exploring a character

Author: David SuchetPatrick StewartJohn BartonWilliam ShakespeareRoyal Shakespeare Company.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, 2004.
Series: Playing Shakespeare.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Under John Barton's direction, two members of the Royal Shakespeare Company explore Shakespeare's character Shylock to demonstrate how shakespeare develops a character and the multiplicity of ways in which his characters can be understood. Given the same text from The merchant of Venice and the same direction, the different readings of the part demonstrate the infinite variety of Shakespeare's work.
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Shylock, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Suchet; Patrick Stewart; John Barton; William Shakespeare; Royal Shakespeare Company.; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Arts International.; London Weekend Television (Firm)
OCLC Number: 54789392
Notes: Title from the cover.
Credits: Senior cameramen, Lisle Middleditch, Mike Paterson ; graphic design, Tony Oldfield ; music, Guy Woolfenden.
Cast: David Suchet, Patrick Stewart.
Description: 1 videodisc (51 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Playing Shakespeare.
Responsibility: a presentation of Films for the Humanities ; an Arts International-London Weekend Television production ; producers, Melvyn Bragg, Nick Evans ; director, John Carlaw.

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Under John Barton's direction, two members of the Royal Shakespeare Company explore Shakespeare's character Shylock to demonstrate how shakespeare develops a character and the multiplicity of ways in which his characters can be understood. Given the same text from The merchant of Venice and the same direction, the different readings of the part demonstrate the infinite variety of Shakespeare's work.

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