Enter the Whole Army by C.Walter Hodges
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Enter the Whole Army
By C.Walter Hodges

Enter the Whole Army

A Pictorial Study of Shakespearean Staging, 1576 - 1616

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Enter the Whole Army by C.Walter Hodges

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Walter Hodges enjoys a unique reputation as both illustrator and scholar of the Renaissance theatre. This book consists of fifty of his drawings, with accompanying text, which together reconstruct the original staging of scenes from Shakespeare's plays. It offers imaginative solutions to the puzzling questions which surround those early performances at the large public and smaller private theatres. Hodges creates visual explanations for specific scenes and incidents in the plays, such as Cleopatra's monument, or the siege of Orleans. He shows different uses of the 'discovery space' and upper stage, the creative use of stage posts and trap doors and the employment of special effects. With the rebuilding of the Globe Theatre on Bankside scholars, actors and directors are confronting again the problems of staging which Shakespeare's theatre provokes. Walter Hodges' ingenious and practical solutions will appeal to students and theatregoers alike.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521311700
ISBN-10: 0521311705
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 11mm)
Pages: 196
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 2-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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