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The Quest for Shakespeare's Globe

The Quest for Shakespeare's Globe

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  • Date Published: April 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521154888

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  • This book is about the size, the shape and the architectural nature of the Globe playhouse of Shakespeare's time, the most important theatre in English history. The design of the second Globe, and by extension the first, has been a subject of keen debate for many years, fostered by recurrent attempts to reconstruct the playhouse, both in London and Detroit. Professor Orrell here offers fresh ways of looking at some well-known documents and newer evidence. By using detailed diagrams and seventeenth-century panoramas, the author is able to establish the accuracy of Hollar's famous 'Long View' of London, and by reconstructing his methods arrives at an exact measurement of the diameter of the second Globe. These findings document many advances in our hard knowledge of the theatre buildings of Shakespeare's time, to the point where reconstructions may be undertaken with confidence.

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    • Date Published: April 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521154888
    • length: 204 pages
    • dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11 mm
    • weight: 0.38kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of plates
    Preface
    1. The topographical glass
    2. The printed panoramas
    3. Looking at the Globe
    4. Measuring the Globe
    5. The plans of the Fortune and the Globe
    6. Seating and capacity
    7. The Globe and the sun
    Appendices
    Notes
    Index.

  • Author

    John Orrell

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