The authentic Shakespeare, and other problems of the early modern stage (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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The authentic Shakespeare, and other problems of the early modern stage

Author: Stephen Orgel
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this lavishly illustrated book, one of the most important and influential scholars of the Renaissance stage brings together essays that have changed the way we think about the age of Shakespeare. His subjects are varied and interconnected: the theater as social phenomenon, the development of the stage as an architectural presence and a cultural institution, the changing use of setting and costume, the changing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Orgel
ISBN: 0415900131 9780415900133 041591213X 9780415912136 0415942128 9780415942126
OCLC Number: 49320334
Description: 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What is a text? --
What is a character? --
What is an editor? --
Acting scripts, performing texts --
The poetics of spectacle --
The spectacles of state --
The Renaissance poet as plagiarist --
Gendering the crown --
The play of conscience --
Shakespeare and the kinds of drama --
Macbeth and the antic round --
Prospero's wife --
Marginal Jonson --
Tobacco and boys --
The authentic Shakespeare.
Responsibility: Stephen Orgel.
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Beautifully illustrated, The Authentic Shakespeare is about how the modern constructs the past, how the texts that were performed on the Elizabethan stage became the books and editions that are, for  Read more...

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