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Shakespeare's Advice to the Players.

Author: Peter Hall
Publisher: London : OBERON Books Ltd, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the ebook edition of Peter Hall's best-selling guide to acting Shakespeare that has sold over 10,000 copies. This is a new edition for a new generation - compact and concise with the facts, the way modern students and actors need it. The pay off the book according to Sir Peter is simple - it will make you a better actor!Shakespeare tells the actor when to go fast and when to go slow; when to pause, when to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hall, Peter.
Shakespeare's Advice to the Players.
London : OBERON BOOKS Ltd, ©2012
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hall
ISBN: 9781849433556 1849433550
OCLC Number: 870601017
Description: 1 online resource (320 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Dedication page; Acknowledgements; Part One; Prologue; Shakespeare's Advice to the Players; Blank Verse; Improvisation; The Text; The Sanctity of the Line; Verse; The Structure of the Line; The Caesura; Monosyllables; Pauses; Rhyme; Prose; Rhetorical devices; Metaphor and Simile; Antithesis; Alliteration; Assonance and Onomatopoeia; Paradox; Puns; Hyperbole; Personification; Pronunciation; Bawdy; The Actor's work on himself; Telling; Part Two Analyses of twenty key speeches from Shakespeare; Part Three On a Personal Note.

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This is the ebook edition of Peter Hall's best-selling guide to acting Shakespeare that has sold over 10,000 copies. This is a new edition for a new generation - compact and concise with the facts, the way modern students and actors need it. The pay off the book according to Sir Peter is simple - it will make you a better actor!Shakespeare tells the actor when to go fast and when to go slow; when to pause, when to come in on cue and when to accent a word. His text is full of such clues. Shakespeare heard the lines as he wrote them. Shakespeare's Advice to the Players makes wa.

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