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Shakespeare Effect
By Robert Shaughnessy

The Shakespeare Effect

A History of Twentieth-century Performance

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Shakespeare Effect by Robert Shaughnessy

Book Description

This lively and provocative study offers a radical reappraisal of a century of Shakespearean theatre. Topics addressed include modernist Shakespearean performance's relation with psychoanalysis, the hidden gender dynamics of the open stage movement, and the appropriation of Shakespeare himself as a dramatic fiction and theatrical icon.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333779378
ISBN-10: 0333779371
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Pages: 230
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 7-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Robert Shaughnessy

Shakespeare and Childhood by Robert Shaughnessy Shakespeare and Childhood, Paperback (February 2011)

A 2007 collection of essays on the subject of the relationship between Shakespeare, children and childhood.

Routledge Guide to William Shakespeare by Robert Shaughnessy Routledge Guide to William Shakespeare, Hardback (December 2010)

William Shakespeare is one of the most widely studied and culturally significant writers of all time, his language interwoven through popular reference and imaginings of the Western canon. This title introduces Shakespeare's life, works, and his plays, considering issues of historical context, performance history, and contemporary criticism.

Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Popular Culture by Robert Shaughnessy Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Popular Culture, Paperback (June 2007)

This book offers a collection of essays on Shakespeare's life and works in popular forms and media.

Four Renaissance Comedies by Robert Shaughnessy Four Renaissance Comedies, Hardback (November 2003)

An anthology of four Elizabethan and Jacobean comedies in fully modernized and annotated texts, demonstrating the range and variety of English Renaissance comedy. Each play is prefaced by a brief introduction addressing issues of authorship, theatrical provenance and subsequent performance history.

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Author Biography - Robert Shaughnessy

ROBERT SHAUGHNESSY is Reader in Drama at the University of Surrey, Roehampton. He has published widely in the fields of Shakespeare, Renaissance drama and contemporary theatre; his books include Representing Shakespeare: England, History and the RSC, Shakespeare on Film, and Shakespeare in Performance.

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Shakespeare and Childhood by Robert Shaughnessy
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