Shakespeare Performed: Essays in Honor of R.A. Foakes
University of Delaware Press, 2000 - 315 pages
Many of the contributors to this collection, including E. A. J. Honigmann, M. M. Mahood, Jonathan Bate, and Stanley Wells (among others), have been centrally involved in examining, promoting, and sometimes questioning the critical dominance of the stable Shakespeare text, particularly as a result of performance. The essays range from the traditional poetical and theater history inquiries through bibliographical examinations and hermeneutical interpretations.
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Shakespeares Sense of Direction
The Lord Chamberlains Mens Tour of 1597
No Quarrel but a slight Contention
Julius Caesar and Sejanus
Three Detachable Scenes
The First Performances of Shakespeares Sonnets
Aspects of King Lear in Performance
Sleeves Gloves and Helens Placket
Cutting Women Down to Size in the Olivier and Loncraine Films of Richard III
Notes on Contributors
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