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Pursuing Shakespeare"s dramaturgy some contexts, resources, and strategies in his playmaking by John C. Meagher

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Associated University Presses in Madison [N.J.], London .
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Subjects:

  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Technique.,
  • Drama -- Technique.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 472-484) and index.

StatementJohn C. Meagher.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2995 .M43 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination489 p. ;
Number of Pages489
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3673947M
ISBN 100838639933
LC Control Number2003007551

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Pursuing Shakespeare's Dramaturgy: Some Contexts, Resources, and Strategies in His Playmaking. This book is about Shakespeare's stagecraft. It presents examinations of the conditions under which Shakespeare worked, including limitations and opportunities offered by circumstances that affected how his plays were written. first book on Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Shakespeare (). There, he argues that the bulk of Shakespeare "readings are insufficiently disciplined by an awareness of the nature of Shakespearean dramaturgy" (36). Pursuit of Shakespeare's designs serves as a check on interpretive ingenuity and enables readers "to come to inti. The book is aimed at Shakespeare as a playwright - or, more exactly, a playmaker - of his time. It considers only the earliest texts of the plays, only the resources available when they were written, and only what can be seen in the plays in conjunctions with the evidences from the days of Shakespeare's career. Pursuing Shakespeare's dramaturgy: some contexts, resources, and strategies in his playmaking. [John C Meagher] -- "This book is about Shakespeare's stagecraft. It presents examinations of the conditions under which Shakespeare worked, including limitations and opportunities offered by circumstances that affected.

☯ Full Synopsis: "Ranging over all the dramatic genres in the Shakespearean canon, this book focuses on plays where medieval drama most clearly illuminates Shakespeare's treatment of political power and social privilege. Originally published in This book will be crucial reading for any professional scholar or doctoral candidate who has the chance to work on Shakespeare in the theatre." - W. B. Worthen, University of California, Berkeley "As an experienced Shakespearean dramaturg, Andrew Hartley is bi-lingual: he is fluent in the language of Shakespeare scholarship, and he speaks the Brand: Palgrave Macmillan US. Shakespeare and the Dramaturgy of Power. In this Book. Additional Information. summary. Ranging over all the dramatic genres in the Shakespearean canon, this book focuses on plays where medieval drama most clearly illuminates Shakespeare's treatment of political power and social privilege. Cymbeline, The Winter's Tale, and The Tempest-three of Shakespeare's final plays diverge from Shakepeare's usual cally, stylistically, and dramatically, they each embrace hauntingly familiarShakespearean themes and incidents. However, with comic devices colliding with tragic passions, mimetic actions that give way to spectacle, and drama that yields to narrative, everything.

The Dramaturgy of Shakespeare's Romances book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Cymbeline, The Winter’s Tale, and The Tempest—thr /5. Shakespeare's comedies are light-hearted and funny, though maybe not by our modern standard of humor. Shakespearean comedies are built around 5 characteristics. Not Historically Accurate Remember, Shakespeare was in the business of making money, his purpose was to entertain the. Shakespeare and the Dramaturgy of Power Series: Princeton Legacy Library Ranging over all the dramatic genres in the Shakespearean canon, this book focuses on plays where medieval drama most clearly illuminates Shakespeare’s treatment of political power and social privilege. Originally published in . 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.