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Books Books 11 - 20 of about 47 related to Speech and Performance in Shakespeare's Sonnets and Plays.   

Actor as Anti-character: Dionysus, the Devil, and the Boy Rosalind

Lesley Wade Soule - Drama - 2000 - 203 pages
Explores the actor as subversive celebrant in premodern popular theatre, with special attention to Aristophanes' Frogs, medieval mystery plays, and Shakespeare's As You Like It.
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Reinventing Drama: Acting, Iconicity, Performance

Bruce G. Shapiro - Performing Arts - 1999 - 226 pages
This book draws together critical and literary theories and neuropsychology to provide a new artistic process for dramatic performance called iconicity. The premise of ...
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Improvised Dialogues: Emergence and Creativity in Conversation

Robert Keith Sawyer - Performing Arts - 2003 - 262 pages
Improvised Dialogues is the first social-scientific study of Chicago improv theater, focusing on the collaborative verbal creativity that improvising actors use to generate ...
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Acting Emotions: Shaping Emotions on Stage

Elly Konijn - Performing Arts - 2000 - 209 pages
Actors and actresses play characters such as the embittered Medea, or the lovelorn Romeo, or the grieving and tearful Hecabe. The theatre audience holds its breath, and then ...
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And the Stars Spoke Back: A Dialogue Coach Remembers Hollywood Players of ...

Frawley Becker - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 242 pages
Becker reminiscences about his work on the sets and in the dressing rooms of Hollywood personalities, providing glimpses into the private lives of a stellar array of actors and ...
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George Arliss: The Man who Played God

Robert M. Fells - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 275 pages
By any reasonable expectation, George Arliss should not have succeeded as a star, either on stage or in film. Yet he achieved a career enjoyed by very few in the performing ...
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The Player's Passion: Studies in the Science of Acting

Joseph R. Roach - Performing Arts - 1985 - 255 pages
This reinterpretation of acting theories in light of the history of science examines acting styles from the seventeenth century to the twentieth century and measures them ...
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Shakespearean Language: A Guide for Actors and Students

Leslie O'Dell - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 269 pages
Presents valuable information and advice to help actors bring Shakespeare's language to life.
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James Mason: A Bio-bibliography

Kevin Sweeney - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 299 pages
James Mason broke into British films in 1935 after working several years on the stage. For the rest of the decade, he alternated unsuccessful theatre ventures with increasingly ...
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