Shakespeare's Figures of Speech: A Reader's Guide

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iUniverse, Jun 25, 2009 - Drama
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"Shakespeare's Figures of Speech provides a unique and vital resource for the Shakespearean actor and director. We have long needed such a reference."
Dr. Sidney Berger, Co-Founder Shakespeare Theatre Association of America

"With this book, students, readers, and actors will above all enhance their understanding of Shakespeare's verbal richness by getting a grasp of the forms he used."
Dr. Ann Christensen, University of Houston

"Kate Pogue begins her book by boldly saying in the foreword, 'This book will change the way you read Shakespeare,' and so it will."
Dr. Michael Dressman, University of Houston Downtown

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KATE EMERY POGUE is Adjunct Professor in the Department of Drama, University of Houston Downtown. She is a playwright, Shakespearean actress, teacher, producer, and director. For ten years she was the Artistic Director of the Shakespeare-by-the-Book Festival. In addition to the 14 productions she directed for that company, she has directed for the Houston Shakespeare Festival, Summer Shakespeare at Notre Dame, Bucknell University, Houston Community College, and the University of Houston Downtown. She founded and for 20 years was head of the Drama Department at Houston Community College Central College, and on a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, she was one of 18 teachers selected nation-wide to participate in the Folger Shakespeare Library's Teaching Shakespeare through Performance project.

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