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A Shakespearean actor prepares

Author: Adrian Brine; Michael York
Publisher: Lyme, NH : Smith and Kraus, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explains how to prepare to act in one of Shakespeare's play through an investigation of the language used by the playwright and a true interpretation of his meaning.
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Brine; Michael York
ISBN: 1575251892 9781575251899 1575250594 9781575250595 0739411780 9780739411780
OCLC Number: 42454406
Description: xiii, 368 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword by Michael York --
Introduction: "Not of an age, but for all time" --
What is the language doing? --
Moving pictures --
Finding the form --
A Shakespearean shape --
Words, words, words --
Verse and prose --
What is poetical? --
Soliloquies : playing for your partner --
Shakespeare's playhouse --
Running a relay race --
Building a character --
How do you remember all those lines? --
Shakespeare and Stanislavski --
Conclusion: Shakesperience --
Afterword by Michel York --
Appendix A: Who's who --
Appendix B: A brief life of Shakespeare : keeping a low profile --
Appendix C: Chronology of Shakespeare's plays --
Appendix D: Reading list.
Responsibility: Adrian Brine and Michael York.

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Explains how to prepare to act in one of Shakespeare's play through an investigation of the language used by the playwright and a true interpretation of his meaning.

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