Richard III

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Yale University Press, 2008 - Drama - 211 pages
This remarkable edition features a newly edited text of Richard III based on one of the earliest printed texts of the play, along with detailed notes and performance annotations. An integrated audio CD showcases the deeper understanding and enjoyment from the power of performance.HearReadSee: -- Hear recordings of great contemporary and historical performances of key scenes from the play.-- Read about The DC Festivals production from the perspective of Michael Kahn, Artistic Director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company (Washington, DC)-- See production notes and photos alongside the text that takes you inside the stage experience.-- See photos from contemporary stage productions and movie adaptations.-- Read and see how a modern cast approaches the play, from interviews with the actors.-- Hear and read about how a legendary voice coach (previously from the RSC) approaches the text and works with actors on Speaking Shakespeare.Narrated by Sir Derek JacobiText Editor: William Proctor Williams

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Burton Raffel is Distinguished Professor of Arts and Humanities Emeritus and professor of English emeritus, University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Among his many edited and translated publications are Poems and Prose from the Old English, Cligès, Lancelot, Perceval, Erec and Enide, and Yvain, all published by Yale University Press. Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University, is the author of many books, including most recently Fallen Angels, published by Yale University Press.

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