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Shakespeare and the power of performance : stage and page in the Elizabethan theatre / Robert Weimann and Douglas Bruster.

  • Author

    Weimann, Robert.,

    Bruster, Douglas.,

  • Date published

    2008

  • Publisher

    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.

  • Subject

    English drama 17th century History and criticism

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Technique.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Dramatic production.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Characters.

  • Accession number

    83433988

  • Class

    65.19/WEI

  • ISBN

    9780521895323 (hbk.), 0521895324 (hbk.)

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    x, 266 p. ; 24 cm.

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Formatted contents note: Moralize two meanings" in one play : contrariety on the Tudor stage -- Performance, game, and representation in Richard III -- Mingling vice and "worthiness" in King John -- Clowning : agencies between voice and pen -- Clowning at the frontiers of representation -- Cross-dressing and performance in disguise -- Personation and playing : "secretly open" role-playing -- Character/actor : the deep matrix -- Character : depth, dialogue, page -- King Lear : representations on stage and page.