Shakespearean Illuminations: Essays in Honor of Marvin Rosenberg (Google eBook)

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Jay L. Halio, Hugh M. Richmond
University of Delaware Press, 1998 - Drama - 371 pages
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Topics in this collection include discussions of acting the "Big Four, " as well as studies on politics, language, and history.
  

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This collection of scholarly essays written in honor of Marvin Rosenberg expands on his study of the aesthetics of Shakespeare's plays by analyzing the verbal, aural, and visual implications of the ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
7
The Major Tragedies
11
Criticism and the Construction of Shakespearean Character
13
Gertred Captive Queen of the First Quarto
33
The LaertesHamlet Connection
50
Othello
70
King Lear versus Hamlet in Eastern Europe
93
Staging King Lear 11 and 53
102
HistoryMaking in the Henriad
203
Interrogative Dramatic Structure in Julius Caesar
220
Marlowe and Shakespeares African Queens
242
Actors and Acting Directing and Staging
253
On the Aesthetics of Acting
255
Or Is There Such a Thing as an ActorPlaywright?
267
What Do I Do Now? Directing A Midsummer Nights Dream
279
Mary Anderson Shakespeare and Statuesque Acting
297

A Letter to the Actor Playing Lear
110
The Residue of Difference in Scripts The Case of Polanskis Macbeth
131
Macbeth at the Turn of the Millennium
147
Who Has No Children in Macbeth?
164
Language Politics and History
181
SiteReading Shakespeares Dramatic Scores
183
The Case of The Duchess of Malfi
317
Women Play Women in the Liturgical Drama of the Middle Ages
336
List of Contributors
361
Index
365
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JAY L. HALIO is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Delaware. His numerous publications include King Lear: A Guide to the Play (2001), Romeo and Juliet: A Guide to the Play (1998), and Understanding The Merchant of Venice (2000), all available from Greenwood Press.

Rosenberg is professor of dramatic art at the University of California, Berkeley.

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