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Why Shakespeare : an introduction to the playwright's art

Author: G M Pinciss
Publisher: New York : Continuum, ©2005.
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"Writing for a small troupe of men and boys who performed on an almost bare stage, William Shakespeare dramatized an unparalleled range of stories and emotion through his wizardry with words, his uncanny knowledge of the human spirit, and his genius for maximizing the talents of his actors. Working under conditions that today we would consider primitive, he made himself into a supreme playwright." "By concentrating  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pinciss, G.M.
Why Shakespeare.
New York : Continuum, ©2005
(OCoLC)607593581
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G M Pinciss
ISBN: 0826416888 9780826416889 0826418260 9780826418265
OCLC Number: 56347912
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Organizing the story --
Managing the exposition --
Structuring and sequencing the scenes --
Creating character --
Mixing verse and prose --
Incorporating theatrical devices --
Resolving the action --
Conclusion : Why Shakespeare.
Responsibility: Gerald M. Pinciss.
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"'engaging, easy to read, and blissfully free of theoretical cant, this volume will be an invaluable resource for casual readers of Shakespeare and for those interested in the aesthetics of Read more...

 
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