9781408188149

A Year of Shakespeare Re-living the World Shakespeare Festival

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  • ISBN13:

    9781408188149

  • ISBN10:

    1408188147

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-06-06
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama

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Summary

A Year of Shakespeare gives a uniquely comprehensive, expert and exciting overview of the largest Shakespeare festival the world has ever known: The World Shakespeare Festival, 2012. This is the only book fully to document all 74 productions which formed part of the Festival in 2012 through well-informed, lively and accessible reviews and other short pieces of related interest.
From a Lithuaninan Hamlet, an Israeli Merchant of Venice and Jonathan Pryce's King Lear, this is a rich resource of critical interest to all students and scholars of Shakespeare in performance, global Shakespeare and the adaptation of Shakespeare. Illustrated with images from the productions, the book is also a great read, capturing the vitality and excitement of this extraordinary event.

Author Biography

Paul Edmondson is Head of Research and Knowledge for The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and a priest in The Church of England.Paul Prescott is an Associate Professor at the University of Warwick, a specialist in Shakespeare theatre reviewing, and a teaching associate for The Royal Shakespeare Company.Erin Sullivan is a Lecturer, Fellow, and the Distance Learning Co-ordinator at The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham

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