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Shakescenes
By John Russell Brown

Shakescenes

Shakespeare for Two

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Shakescenes by John Russell Brown

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(Applause Books). 35 scenes from Shakespeare are presented in newly-edited texts, with notes which clarify meanings, topical references, puns, ambiguities, etc. A brief description of characters and situation prefaces each scene, and is followed by a commentary which discusses its major acting challenges and opportunities. Each scene has been chosen for its independent life requiring only the simplest of stage properties and the barest of spaces.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781557830494
ISBN-10: 1557830495
Format: Paperback
(195mm x 147mm x 16mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Applause Theatre Book Publishers
Publisher: Applause Theatre Book Publishers
Publish Date: 15-Dec-1989
Country of Publication: United States

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