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Playing Shakespeare

Author: John Barton; Royal Shakespeare Company.; London Weekend Television (Firm)
Publisher: London : Methuen in association with Channel Four Television Co., 1996, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A classic work for actors and students on understanding and playing Shaekspeare. In the first half of the book, Barton attempts an objective analysis of how Shakespeare's text actually works; in the  Read more...

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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Barton; Royal Shakespeare Company.; London Weekend Television (Firm)
ISBN: 0413547906 9780413547903
OCLC Number: 36946527
Notes: Based on the record of 9 workshop programmes made in 1982 by the Royal Shakespeare Company for London Weekend Television and shown on Channel Four in 1984.
Description: 211 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: John Barton ; with a foreword by Trevor Nunn.

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'A set text among actors, Playing Shakespeare best serves the layman in its general discussions of acting and Shakespeare's use of language.' thehamletweblog.blogspot.com (December 2009)

 
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