All's Well That Ends Well (The RSC Shakespeare)

All's Well That Ends Well (The RSC Shakespeare)

By: William Shakespeare (author), Eric Rasmussen (editor), Jonathan Bate (editor)Paperback

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A fresh new edition of Shakespeare's ambiguous, bittersweet fairy tale, developed by and for the RSC, includes new interviews with acclaimed directors Gregory Doran and Stephen Fried, and actor Guy Henry, looks at specific productions in the play's history, and an illuminating introduction by acclaimed scholar Jonathan Bate.Contents: Introduction About the Text Key Facts All's Well that Ends Well Textual Notes Scene-by-Scene Analysis All's Well in Performance: The RSC and Beyond Four Centuries of All's Well that Ends Well: An Overview At the RSC The Director's Cut: Interviews with Gregory Doran and Stephen Fried Shakespeare's Career in the Theatre Shakespeare's Works: A Chronology Further Reading and Viewing References Acknowledgements and Picture Credits

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JONATHAN BATE is Professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature, University of Warwick, UK, and the editor of The RSC Shakespeare: The Complete Works. He has held visiting posts at Harvard, Yale and UCLA and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, a Fellow of the British Academy, an Honorary Fellow of St Catherine's College, Cambridge, and a Governor and Board member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. A prominent critic, award-winning biographer and broadcaster, he is the author of several books on Shakespeare, including The Genius of Shakespeare (Picador), which was praised by Sir Peter Hall, founder of the RSC, as "the best modern book on Shakespeare." In June 2006 he was awarded a CBE by HM The Queen 'for services to Higher Education'. ERIC RASMUSSEN is Professor of English at the University of Nevada, USA, and the Textual Editor of The RSC Shakespeare: The Complete Works. He is co-editor of the Norton Anthology of English Renaissance Drama and has edited volumes in both the Arden Shakespeare and Oxford World's Classics series. He is the General Textual Editor of the Internet Shakespeare Editions project - one of the most visited Shakespeare websites in the world. For over nine years he has written the annual review of editions and textual studies for the Shakespeare Survey.

Contents

Introduction About the Text Key Facts All's Well that Ends Well Textual Notes Scene-by-Scene Analysis All's Well in Performance: The RSC and Beyond Four Centuries of All's Well that Ends Well: An Overview At the RSC The Director's Cut: Interviews with Gregory Doran and Stephen Fried Shakespeare's Career in the Theatre Shakespeare's Works: A Chronology Further Reading and Viewing References Acknowledgements and Picture Credits

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/07/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780230300927
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780230300927
  • weight: 227
  • ISBN10: 0230300928

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