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History & Criticism
  • Author:
    Bente Videbaek
  • ISBN:
    0313298726
  • ISBN13:
    978-0313298721
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  • Publisher:
    Praeger (November 1999)
  • Pages:
    224 pages
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    History & Criticism
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The approach in this study is far from being narrowly literary or historical, but displays an excellent sense of theatre, and of the Elizabethan theatre in particular, treating Shakespeare's playwriting as a full performance art. The book is gratifyingly written, very much in the current mode of performance criticism.

Videbaek examines even the smallest clown roles, showing how the clown's freedom of speech allows him to become a. .The Stage Clown in Shakespeare's Theatre: (Contributions in Drama and Theatre Studies). 0313298726 (ISBN13: 9780313298721).

Videbaek examines even the smallest clown roles, showing how the clown's freedom of speech allows him to become a mediator between the audience and the action of the play, helping audience interpretation. This illuminating celebration of the stage clown's contribution to the understanding and enjoyment of Shakespeare's plays will be a valuable resource for both students and scholars alike.

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Home Browse Books Book details, The Stage Clown in Shakespeare's Theatre. The Stage Clown in Shakespeare's Theatre. Videbaek examines even the smallest clown roles, showing how the clown's freedom of speech allows him to become a mediator between the audience and the action of the play, helping audience interpretation. William Shakespeare wrote a surprisingly large number of plays using the speech heading "clown," as can be seen from a reading of the First Folio.

Shakespeare knew actors because he was one. The first book-length study of its kind, this volume investigates Shakespeare as a.This book casts light on Shakespeare's life in drama and the creation and staging of his plays. The first book-length study of its kind, this volume investigates Shakespeare as a member of his acting company, dating and casting all the plays they presented from 1594 to 1614, and exploring the effects of actors on his writing. Much has been written about Shakespeare and a great deal is known about the Elizabethan theater. Yet little has been done to examine Shakespeare in relation to his acting company.

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Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance: a play, opera, mime, ballet, et. performed in a theatre, or on radio or television

Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance: a play, opera, mime, ballet, et. performed in a theatre, or on radio or television. Considered as a genre of poetry in general, the dramatic mode has been contrasted with the epic and the lyrical modes ever since Aristotle's Poetics (c. 335 BC)-the earliest work of dramatic theory. The term "drama" comes from a Greek word meaning "action" (Classical Greek: δρᾶμα, drama), which is derived from "I do" (Classical Greek: δράω, drao)

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Contributions in Drama and Theatre Studies, No. 16. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1985. John A. Mills Hamlet on Stage: The Great Tradition. Contributions in Drama and Theatre Studies, No. 15. Rinda F. Lundstrom William Poel's Hamlets: The Director as Critic. Philip Brockbank, ed.

In honor of World Theater Day on March 27, RBTH presents three of.

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Recent papers in Drama and theatre studies. It brings to the stage the last day in the life of Saint Hermenegild (d. 585), a Visigoth prince who rejected Arianism and converted to Catholicism, much to the displeasure of his father King Levigild who condemned him to death for such apostasy. Vol. 13: Sforza Pallavicino, "Martyr Hermenegild", trans. Resolute in his new faith to the very end, Hermenegild dies a martyr’s death and ascends in glory to heaven.

The majority of Shakespeare's plays have at least one clown figure making an appearance. These characters range from rogues who say only a line or two, to important figures like Touchstone and Falstaff. Videbaek examines even the smallest clown roles, showing how the clown's freedom of speech allows him to become a mediator between the audience and the action of the play, helping audience interpretation. This illuminating celebration of the stage clown's contribution to the understanding and enjoyment of Shakespeare's plays will be a valuable resource for both students and scholars alike.