Talking Shakespeare: Notes from a Journey (Studies in Shakespeare 24 New edition)

Talking Shakespeare: Notes from a Journey (Studies in Shakespeare 24 New edition)

By: Louis Fantasia (author)Paperback

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Talking Shakespeare is a collection of essays on Shakespeare's plays and politics and their impact in the world today. Originally given as provocative talks on Shakespeare at some of the most prestigious universities, conferences, and theatres around the world, they reflect on the author's more than thirty-year career as a producer, director and educator. The essays provide a unique and personal look into multiple aspects of Shakespeare's world-and ours.

About Author

Louis Fantasia (B.A., Georgetown; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts) is Director of Shakespeare at the Huntington, the teacher training institute of the Huntington Library, Art Galleries and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California. He has produced and directed more than a hundred and fifty plays and operas worldwide. He was Director of the Shakespeare Globe Centre's Teaching Shakespeare Through Performance Institute from 1997 to 2002, and was President of Deep Springs College in 2007. He also served as Dean of Faculty and Chair of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the New York Film Academy's Los Angeles campus from 2011 to 2016.


Acknowledgements - Introduction: "To be new made when thou art old:" Shakespeare, Sam Wanamaker, and Me - O Brave New Will!"-Images of Justice and Intolerance in Shakespeare - "Can Curses Pierce the Clouds?"-Shakespeare and the New Millennium - What Happens in Arden Stays in Arden - Notes on Plays-With Apologies to Harley Granville-Barker - "Here's fine Revolution, if we had the trick to see't:" Teaching Shakespeare Today - Shak-spear, Stratford, and Star Trek - King Lear, or Tragedy in the Age of Oprah - Men in Sheets: Julius Caesar and Coriolanus - A Hamlet Autopsy - Optional Authenticity and Shakespeare's Globe (2002-2009) - Epilogue: Variations on a Theme of Identity.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781433141430
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781433141430
  • weight: 210
  • ISBN10: 1433141434
  • edition: New edition

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