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Shakespeare and the theater by Jane Shuter

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Published .
Written in English


  • Stage history,
  • Theater,
  • William Shakespeare,
  • History

Book details:

About the Edition

Outlines the world of the theater in which Shakespeare wrote and did business.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJane Shuter
SeriesShakespeare alive, Shakespeare alive
LC ClassificationsPR3095 .S58 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination64 pages :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26497039M
ISBN 101432996304, 1432996347
ISBN 109781432996307, 9781432996345
LC Control Number2013018047

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Shakespeare’s Theater: A Sourcebook brings together in one volume the most significant Elizabethan and Jacobean texts on the morality of the theater. A collection of the most significant Elizabethan and Jacobean texts on the morality of the theater.5/5(1). Book Description: This book explores the reasons for the lasting freshness and modernity of Shakespeare's plays, while revising the standard history of English medieval and Renaissance drama. The Shakespeare Book brings the work of William Shakespeare to life with full-color photography, images, idea webs, timelines, and quotes that help you understand the context of Shakespeare's /5(). This book serves as a perfect introduction to Shakespeare's Theater in England. Much like a handy pamphlet, Andrew Langley provides important and fascinating information about the original Globe Theater, built in and located on the bank of the River Thames/5.

  Shakespeare’s Theater: A Sourcebook brings together in one volume the most significant Elizabethan and Jacobean texts on the morality of the theater. This biography of Shakespeare is also an appealing history of the Globe Theater."-- "Booklist, " Editors' Choice Aliki conveys biographical facts about the Bard through lively prose and meticulously executed drawings and paintings Cited by: 2. Theatre and book lovers rejoice! STC has launched a new opportunity for our audiences to meet and discuss books that connect to the plays onstage. The variety of Book Club selections echo STC’s productions by having similar themes, stories and characters or by providing new contexts to the plays and their authors. Led by staff members [ ]. Beginning in the late s, Shakespeare's plays inspired the creation of a wealth of replica Elizabethan theaters, more or less faithful to what was known of the theatrical past. Dozens of open-air Shakespeare festivals have also grown up across the United States and other countries.

William Shakespeare - William Shakespeare - Career in the theatre: The first reference to Shakespeare in the literary world of London comes in , when a fellow dramatist, Robert Greene, declared in a pamphlet written on his deathbed: What these words mean is difficult to determine, but clearly they are insulting, and clearly Shakespeare is the object of the sarcasms. William Shakespeare - William Shakespeare - Theatrical conditions: The Globe and its predecessor, the Theatre, were public playhouses run by the Chamberlain’s Men, a leading theatre company of which Shakespeare was a member. Almost all classes of citizens, excepting many Puritans and like-minded Reformers, came to them for afternoon entertainment. Globe Theatre Fact 9. William Shakespeare was a shareholder who owned % of The Globe Theatre. As a young writer, Shakespeare bought shares in the theatre . The remarkable flowering of the English Renaissance theater began in the late Os, but it was preceded by a long period which saw the founding of an acting profession and the building of permanent playhouses. The establishment and development of theatrical culture--actors, stages, and theater buildings--so crucial to the emergence of mature drama, form the subject of this book.