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English Shakespeares

English Shakespeares
Shakespeare on the English Stage in the 1990s

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  • Author: Peter Holland, Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham
  • Date Published: November 1997
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521564762

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  • This book, which explores the full extent of Shakespeare performances in England over the past decade, invites a broad readership of playgoers and students. As a regular theater reviewer, Holland has examined the variety, the strengths and the problems of English productions and companies. They are charted chronologically here, and compared with productions elsewhere. Peter Holland's reviews are individually thoughtful, provocative and illuminating; cumulatively they show that there is no one English Shakespeare style but a rich and often bewildering variety.

    • Special focus on a number of national companies (including the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National and the West Yorkshire Playhouse) whose bookshops should stock this title
    • Many black and white photographs of productions
    • Thoughtful, provocative and illuminating reviews
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    "Directors, actors, and academics familiar with the canon will relish the sensitive analyses, photographs, and excellent notes. Highly recommended for upper-division undergraduates through faculty." Choice

    "Directors and dramaturgs will find Holland particularly useful, while theater lovers--scholars or not--will enjoy his insights." Studies in English Literature 1500-1900

    "...English Shakespeares is most enjoyable and most informative...Holland's book is most useful as a historical snapshot of the era..." Essays in Theatre

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    Product details

    • Date Published: November 1997
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521564762
    • length: 312 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.42kg
    • contains: 27 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Measuring performance
    2. 1989–90: the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre
    3. 1989–90: popular Shakespeare and the Swan Theatre
    4. 1991: a new taxonomy
    5. 1992: productions and spaces, large and small
    6. 1992–3: London and Stratford
    7. 1993–4: the problems of history
    8. 1994–5: two by two
    9. Festivals and foreigners.

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    Peter Holland, Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham

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