Freeing Shakespeare's Voice: The Actor's Guide to Talking the Text

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Theatre Communications Grou, 1992 - Performing Arts - 214 pages
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A passionate exploration of the process of comprehending and speaking the words of William Shakespeare. Detailing exercises and analyzing characters' speech and rhythms, Linklater provides the tools to increase understanding and make Shakespeare's words one's own.
 

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Contents

Prologue
1
Words and Images
30
Words into Phrases
45
Figures of Speech
79
Stage Directions Double Meanings
99
Iambic Pentameter
121
Rhyme
141
Verse and Prose Alternation
173
Todays Actor in Shakespeares World
187
Which Voice? The Texts
204
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