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Directing Shakespeare : a scholar onstage

Author: Sidney Homan
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An impossible question from a Chinese actor - "Why is Shakespeare eternal?"--Drove Sidney Homan after fifty years in the theater to ponder just what makes Shakespeare ... well, Shakespeare. The result, Directing Shakespeare, reflects the two worlds in which Homan operates - as a scholar and teacher on campus, and as a director and actor in professional and university theaters." "Professor Sidney Homan's concern is
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Homan
ISBN: 0821415506 9780821415504
OCLC Number: 53285186
Description: xiii, 152 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Bridging the gap between text and performance --
Creating Lear onstage --
Cutting Shakespeare --
A director's concept for The comedy of errors --
Interacting with the actors : The merchant of Venice, King Lear, and Hamlet --
Set design and theatrical presence in Julius Caesar --
Adapting A midsummer night's dream for the cast, producer, and theater --
A mirror for staging Hamlet : Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead --
"Why, Sir, is Shakespeare eternal?" --
Never too young, never too old.
Responsibility: Sidney Homan.

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An impossible question from a Chinese actor-"Why is Shakespeare eternal?"-drove Sidney Homan after fifty years in the theater to ponder just what makes Shakespeare...well, Shakespeare.  Read more...

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"Sidney Homan has the unusual gift for a literary critic of being a good story-teller, and so the moments of rehearsing and trying to find how a complicated text can work on stage come through with Read more...

 
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