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Shakespeare's visual theatre : staging the personified characters

Author: Frederick Kiefer
Publisher: Cambrdige, England ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this study of Shakespeare's visual culture Frederick Kiefer looks at the personified characters created by Shakespeare in his plays, his walking, talking abstractions. These include Rumour in 2 Henry IV, Time in The Winter's Tale, Spring and Winter in Love's Labour's Lost, Revenge in Titus Andronicus, and the deities in the late plays. All these personae take physical form on the stage: the actors performing the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Named Person: William Shakespeare; 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: Frederick Kiefer
ISBN: 0521827256 9780521827256
OCLC Number: 51629717
Description: xi, 358 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Spring and winter in Love's Labour's Lost --
Revenge, murder, and rape in Titus Andronicus --
Rumour in 2 Henry IV --
Hecate and the witches in Macbeth --
The five senses in Timon of Athens --
Time and the deities in the late plays.
Responsibility: Frederick Kiefer.
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In this study of Shakespeare's visual culture Frederick Kiefer looks at the personified characters created by Shakespeare in his plays, his walking, talking abstractions. These include Rumour in 2  Read more...

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