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Shakespeare the theatre-poet / Robert Hapgood.

  • Author

    Hapgood, Robert.,

  • Date published

    1988

  • Publisher

    Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1988.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.

General note: Includes index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Shakespeare the theatre-poet -- The performance-ensemble: Henry V and A midsummer night's dream -- Point of view and viewpoint: Henry IV, part one and Macbeth -- The roles of the playwright -- The playwright in the play: Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, The tempest -- The playwright's share in Hamlet -- The theatre-poet and the players: four rehearsals (As you like it, Henry V, Macbeth, Hamlet) -- The role of Othello -- The latitudes and limits of performance: the BBC television Measure for measure and Zeffirelli's The taming of the shrew -- Audience-response: Macbeth -- The playwright and the audience: the ourageousness of King Lear -- Shakespeare's theatre-poetry: some conclusions. Uk-SuSCL.