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Shakespeare Survey

Shakespeare Survey

Volume 16. Shakespeare in the Modern World

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Louis B. Wright, R. M. Samarin, Norman Sanders, J. P. Brockbank, V. Y. Kantax, A. José Axelrad, Wolfgang Clemen, Rudolf Stamm, Michel Grivelet, D. S. Baker, David Cook, A. J. Gurr, Stanley Wells, Paul Morgan, Philip Parsons, Russell Brown, Arnold Edinborough, Philip Edwards, Norman Sanders, J. G. McManaway
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  • Date Published: November 2002
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521523523

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  • Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948 Survey has published the best international scholarship in English and many of its essays have become classics of Shakespeare criticism. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of the previous year's textual and critical studies and of major British performances. The books are illustrated with a variety of Shakespearean images and production photographs. The current editor of Survey is Peter Holland. The first eighteen volumes were edited by Allardyce Nicoll, numbers 19-33 by Kenneth Muir and numbers 34-52 by Stanley Wells. The virtues of accessible scholarship and a keen interest in performance, from Shakespeare's time to our own, have characterised the journal from the start. For the first time, numbers 1-50 are being reissued in paperback, available separately and as a set.

    • Most volumes of Survey have long been out of print in hardback. This is the first time we have published in paperback
    • Each volume is devoted to the year's theme
    • Each volume contains reviews of critical books and theatre performances
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    • Date Published: November 2002
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521523523
    • length: 208 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 11 x 191 mm
    • weight: 0.37kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of plates
    1. An obligation to Shakespeare and the public Louis B. Wright
    2. Our closeness to Shakespeare R. M. Samarin
    3. The popularity of Shakespeare: an examination of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre's repertory Norman Sanders
    4. Shakespeare and the fashion of these times J. P. Brockbank
    5. An approach to Shakespearian tragedy: the 'actor' image in Macbeth V. Y. Kantax
    6. Shakespeare's impact today in France A. José Axelrad
    7. Shakespeare and the modern world Wolfgang Clemen
    8. Modern 'theatrical' translations of Shakespeare Rudolf Stamm
    9. Shakespeare as 'corrupter of words' Michel Grivelet
    10. Shakespeare in Ghana D. S. Baker
    11. Timon of Athens David Cook
    12. Who strutted and bellowed? A. J. Gurr
    13. Shakespeare in Planché's extravaganzas Stanley Wells
    14. 'Our Will Shakespeare' and Lope de Vega: an unrecorded contemporary document Paul Morgan
    15. Shakespeare and the Mask Philip Parsons
    International notes
    Shakespeare productions in the United Kingdom:
    1961
    16. Acting Shakespeare today Russell Brown
    17. Canada's achievement Arnold Edinborough
    18. The year's contributions to Shakespearian study Philip Edwards, Norman Sanders and J. G. McManaway
    Books received
    Index.

  • Editor

    Allardyce Nicoll

    Contributors

    Louis B. Wright, R. M. Samarin, Norman Sanders, J. P. Brockbank, V. Y. Kantax, A. José Axelrad, Wolfgang Clemen, Rudolf Stamm, Michel Grivelet, D. S. Baker, David Cook, A. J. Gurr, Stanley Wells, Paul Morgan, Philip Parsons, Russell Brown, Arnold Edinborough, Philip Edwards, Norman Sanders, J. G. McManaway

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