Players of Shakespeare 1: Essays in Shakespearean Performance by Twelve Players with the Royal Shakespeare Company

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Cambridge University Press, Jul 28, 1988 - Drama - 192 pages
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This is believed to be the first book of its kind. Twelve distinguished actors were asked to write about the preparation and performance of a Shakespeare role they had played in a production with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
 

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abstracts and brief chronicles
1
Shylock in The Merchant of Venice
11
Portia in The Merchant of Venice
29
Malvolio in Twelfth Night
41
As You Like It
67
Lavatch in Alls Well That Ends Well
77
Nurse in Romeo and Juliet
91
Polonius in Hamlet
103
Hamlet
115
Timon of Athens
129
Posthumus in Cymbeline
139
Hermione in The Winters Tale
153
Caliban in The Tempest
167
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