Laughter, pain, and wonder : Shakespeare's comedies and the audience in the theater (Book, 1990) [WorldCat.org]
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Laughter, pain, and wonder : Shakespeare's comedies and the audience in the theater

Author: David Richman
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work's chief aim is to restore to readers, performers, and audiences the richness and vitality of Shakespeare's comedies. Richman explores the way in which a reader's relations to Shakespeare's literary texts differ from those of the relations between performers of Shakespeare's works and their audiences. Richman also examines the forms of humor and empathy that Shakespeare's comedies elicit.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Richman, David, 1951-
Laughter, pain, and wonder.
Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1990
(OCoLC)551419118
Online version:
Richman, David, 1951-
Laughter, pain, and wonder.
Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1990
(OCoLC)609345876
Named Person: 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: David Richman
ISBN: 0874133882 9780874133882
OCLC Number: 21159832
Description: 197 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Laughter --
Pain --
Wonder --
Moods --
Endings.
Responsibility: David Richman.

Abstract:

This work's chief aim is to restore to readers, performers, and audiences the richness and vitality of Shakespeare's comedies. Richman explores the way in which a reader's relations to Shakespeare's literary texts differ from those of the relations between performers of Shakespeare's works and their audiences. Richman also examines the forms of humor and empathy that Shakespeare's comedies elicit.

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