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Poetry and hidden poetry

Author: John Barton; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Arts International.; London Weekend Television (Firm); Royal Shakespeare Company.
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, 1984, ©1983.
Series: Playing Shakespeare.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : Beta : VHS tape : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenter/director John Barton leads members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion of Shakespeare's use of poetry and hidden poetry in seemingly unpoetic lines. Barton and the actors demonstrate how polysyllables trip easily off the tongue, while monosyllabic lines and words are packed with thoughts and feelings. They also explore Shakespeare's use of the words "time" and "death," along with contrast and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Educational television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Barton; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Arts International.; London Weekend Television (Firm); Royal Shakespeare Company.
OCLC Number: 11416899
Notes: Title from data sheet.
Made in Great Britain.
Intended audience: Junior high school through college students and adults.
Issued as U-matic 3/4 in. or Beta 1/2 in. or VHS 1/2 in.
Cast: Peggy Ashcroft, Ben Kingsley, Ian McKellan, Alan Howard, Lisa Harrow, Donald Sinden, David Suchet.
Description: 1 videocassette (53 min.) : sound, color + 1 teacher's guide.
Series Title: Playing Shakespeare.
Responsibility: a presentation of Films for the Humanities ; an Arts International-London Weekend Television production ; producers, Melvyn Bragg, Nick Evans ; director, John Carlaw.

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Presenter/director John Barton leads members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion of Shakespeare's use of poetry and hidden poetry in seemingly unpoetic lines. Barton and the actors demonstrate how polysyllables trip easily off the tongue, while monosyllabic lines and words are packed with thoughts and feelings. They also explore Shakespeare's use of the words "time" and "death," along with contrast and sudden changes that occur.

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