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Author Tucker, Patrick, 1941-

Title Secrets of acting Shakespeare : the original approach / Patrick Tucker.

Imprint New York : Routledge/Theatre Arts Book, 2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  792.95 T798s 2002    ---  Available
Description viii, 296 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-280) and index.
Contents The question. The research. Starting off -- Rehearsals -- Preparations in Shakespeare's time -- Parts played in one afternoon -- The evidence. The tomb scene from The tragedie of Romeo and Juliet -- Rosalind, Celia-and the Duke -- Viola, the captaine-and the saylors -- Original Elizabethan language -- The experiment. Geiger -- Cue script productions -- The performances. Actors' responses. The secrets. Prose and poetry -- Simple and complex -- Modes of address -- Iambic pentameters -- Lineage -- Verbal conceits -- Obedience to the text -- The folio. The folio secrets. Folio capitalization -- Folio lineage -- Folio punctuation -- Folio spelling -- Understanding through acting. The OSC checklist.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.
ISBN 0878300953 (pbk.)
0878301488 (hb.)

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