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Changing Styles In Shakespeare Ralph Berry

Changing Styles In Shakespeare

Ralph Berry

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ISBN : 9780048220424
Hardcover
123 pages
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First published in 1981.Each of Shakespeares plays is in a continuous state of development in performance. This book examines major changes whilst focusing on six plays in detail: Coriolanus, Measure for Measure, Troilus and Cressida, Henry V,MoreFirst published in 1981.Each of Shakespeares plays is in a continuous state of development in performance. This book examines major changes whilst focusing on six plays in detail: Coriolanus, Measure for Measure, Troilus and Cressida, Henry V, Hamlet and Twelfth Night.Changing Styles in Shakespeare looks at representative and key productions to trace the evolution of each play on todays stage, illustrating how production changes relate to a changed perception of the play, and thus to shifts in social attitudes. It singles out the salient features of many productions, paying special attention to reviews and prompt books.