Jacobean Public Theatre (Theatre Production Studies)

Jacobean Public Theatre (Theatre Production Studies)

By: Alexander Leggatt (author)Hardback

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Jacobean Public Theatre recovers for the modern reader the acting, production and performance values of the public theatre of Jacobean London. It relates this drama to the popular culutre of the day and concludes with a close study of four important plays, including King Lear, which emerge in an unexpected light as the products of popular tradition.

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Introduction Part I Playhouses and audiences 1. Playhouses, stages and performances 2. The audiences and their culture Part II Popular dramturgy 3. Production values 4. Acting values 5. Telling the story 6. The fair maid of the west 7. The honest whore 8. If you know not me you know nobody 9. The true chronicle history of King Lear Appendix Notes Select Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/10/1992
  • ISBN13: 9780415010481
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 236
  • ID: 9780415010481
  • weight: 544
  • ISBN10: 0415010489

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