Speaking Shakespeare

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Methuen, 2002 - 355 pages
This text journeys to the heart of speaking and acting Shakespeare. Starting with the givens of speaking verse through to the rehearsal of leading Shakespeare roles from Hamlet, King Lear, Richard III, Macbeth and others, this title unlocks some of the greatest challenges from a playwrite that any actor will encounter. With a mixture of anecdotes and clear instructions starting with the voice and moving on to major textual analysis, this text provides a guide to anyone who wants to start to understand how to act Shakespeare.

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By exploring the mechanics of Shakespeare's writing, these books clearly illustrate how to speak and understand his texts and ultimately break down the language barrier. Both cover the bard's powerful ... Read full review


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