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Speaking the Speech.

Author: Giles Block; Mark Rylance
Publisher: New York : Nick Hern Books, 2014.
Series: Nick Hern book.
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Why does Shakespeare write in the way he does? And how can actors and directors get the most out of his incomparable plays? In Speaking the Speech, Giles Block??Master of the Words' at Shakespeare's Globe? sets out to answer these two simple questions. The result is the most authoritative, most comprehensive book yet written on speaking Shakespeare's words. Throughout the book, the author subjects Shakespeare's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Block, Giles.
Speaking the Speech.
New York : Nick Hern Books, ©2014
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Giles Block; Mark Rylance
ISBN: 9781780012254 178001225X
OCLC Number: 881887231
Description: 1 online resource (664 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Contents; Dedication; Foreword by Mark Rylance; Author's Note; Introduction; 1 Why Verse?; 2 Thoughts and Thought-units; 3 The Thought Breaks; 4 The Merchant of Venice: The Creation of a New Verse Form; 5 Hamlet: A Play of 'Highways' and 'Pop-ups'; 6 Forms of Address, Verse Irregularities --
and What They Tell Us; 7 Measure for Measure: A Duologue to Work On; 8 Why Prose?; 9 Sounding Prose: Reason and Madness; 10 Much Ado About Nothing: The Play of Verse-shy Characters; 11 Rhyming Verse; 12 To Rhyme or Not to Rhyme. 13 Trusting Rhyme: Twelfth Night and All's Well that Ends Well14 Folio Punctuation; 15 Macbeth: Deepening and Reviewing Our Work; 16 The Winter's Tale: Refining Our Work; 17 Sounding Shakespeare; Appendix: My Comments on the Duologue in Chapter 7; Acknowledgements; About the Author; Copyright Information.
Series Title: Nick Hern book.

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"Any student embarking on training, or any actor who wants to know more about Shakespeare's words and how to speak them, will learn a lot from this book." - "The Stage" "If you want to know how to do Read more...

 
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