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Shakespeare's dramatic transactions

Author: Michael E Mooney
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1990.
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shakespeare's Dramatic Transactions uses conventions of performance criticism-staging and theatrical presentation-to analyze seven major Shakespearean tragedies: Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, Antony and Cleopatra, Richard II, and Richard III. As scholars and readers increasingly question the theoretical models used to describe the concepts of "mimesis" and "representation," this book describes how the actor's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mooney, Michael E., 1947-
Shakespeare's dramatic transactions.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1990
(DLC) 90002770
(OCoLC)20993727
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael E Mooney
ISBN: 9780822382836 0822382830 9780822310396 0822310392
OCLC Number: 191222364
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 226 pages)
Contents: Integrating Actor and Audience --
Language, Staging, and ''Affect'': Figurenposition in Richard III --
Engagement and Detachment in Richard II --
Representation and Privileged Knowledge in Hamlet --
Location and Idiom in Othello --
Multiconsciousness in King Lear --
Voice and Multiple Awareness in Macbeth --
Directing Sympathy in Antony and Cleopatra.
Series Title: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Responsibility: Michael E. Mooney.

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This study uses conventions of performance criticism - staging and theatrical presentation - to analyze seven major Shakespearean tragedies. The text describes how stage presentation affects both an  Read more...

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