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The practical Shakespeare : the plays in practice and on the page

Author: Colin Butler
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2005.
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A comprehensive treatment of Shakespeare's plays in clear prose, The Practical Shakespeare: The Plays in Practice and on the Page illuminates for a general audience how and why the plays work so well. Noting in detail the practical and physical limitations the Bard faced as he worked out the logistics of his plays, Colin Butler demonstrates how Shakespeare incorporated and exploited those limitations to his  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Butler, Colin.
Practical Shakespeare.
Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607623563
Online version:
Butler, Colin.
Practical Shakespeare.
Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)632211114
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Butler
ISBN: 0821416219 9780821416211 0821416227 9780821416228
OCLC Number: 57392587
Description: viii, 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: First steps --
Entrances and early words --
Exits --
Characterization --
Scenes not shown --
Controlling the audience's responses (I) --
Controlling the audience's responses (II) --
Untruthful behavior --
Staging decisive moments --
Prologues and choruses.
Responsibility: Colin Butler.
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