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New sites for Shakespeare : theatre, the audience, and Asia

Author: John Russell Brown
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
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John Russell Brown outlines his passionate belief in the power of theatre to reach mass audiences based on his experiences of popular Asian performances. His argument is in favour of the kind of audience-experience people felt in Shakespeare's day.
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Brown, John Russell.
New sites for Shakespeare.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1999
(DLC) 98029630
(OCoLC)39322292
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Russell Brown
ISBN: 0203159837 9780203159835 0203030451 9780203030455 0415194490 9780415194495 0415194504 9780415194501 9781134648733 1134648731
OCLC Number: 48138951
Description: 1 online resource (x, 211 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. I. Visiting. 1. Open Stages: presence and occasion. 2. Audiences: on stage and off stage. 3. Ritual: action and meaning. 4. Ceremony: behaviour and reception. 5. Performance: imagination and involvement. 6. Improvisation: freedom and collusion. 7. Response: actors and audiences. 8. Settings: actors and stages --
pt. II. Returning. 9. Criticism: texts and study. 10. Control: directors and companies. 11. Scenography: theatres and design. 12. Actors: training and performance.
Responsibility: John Russell Brown.
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In his latest book, the author considers current Shakespearian productions in Europe and America, in the light of his insights into Asian theatre, arguing that our understanding of Shakespeare is  Read more...

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..." John Russell brown--scholar, educator, and former Associate Director of Britain's National Theatre--expands the range and scope of Shakespeare studies."-The Drama Review

 
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