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Shakespeare promptbooks

Charles H. Shattuck

Shakespeare promptbooks

a descriptive catalogue

by Charles H. Shattuck

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana (Illinois), London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementCharles H.Shattuck.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii,553p. ;
    Number of Pages553
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18422591M

    This book is a visionary summation of Harold Bloom's reading of Shakespeare and in it he expounds a brilliant and far-reaching critical theory: that Shakespeare was, through his dramatic characters, the inventor of human personality as we have come to understand it. In short, Shakespeare invented our understanding of ourselves. FOLGER Shakespeare Library The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies Each edition includes: Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play Scene-by-scene plot summaries A key to famous lines and phrases An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language An essay by a leading.

    Transcript. MICHAEL WITMORE: From the Folger Shakespeare Library, this is Shakespeare Unlimited. I'm Michael Witmore, the Folger's director. This podcast is called, “Here Is a Play Fitted.” That line from A Midsummer Night's Dream was the title of a Folger exhibition. It looked at the impact of set and costume designers on performances of Shakespeare's plays—from his time, to the. 13 For the standard catalogue of Shakespearean promptbooks, see Charles H. Shattuck, The Shakespeare Promptbooks: A Descriptive Catalogue, Urbana and London, University of Illinois Press, For a recent nuanced study of “promptbooks”, see Paul Werstine, Early Modern Playhouse Manuscripts and the Editing of Shakespeare, Cambridge.

    John Philip Kemble Promptbooks [The Folger Facsimiles: Promptbooks, Series I] Shattuck, Charles H. (editor) Published by University Press of Virginia for the Folger Shakespeare Library, Charlottesville, VA and Washington, D. C. (). Shakespeare's Weird Sisters are a complex trinitarian mythological construction - a unique amalgamation of classical, folkloric, and socio-political elements. This book is an archetypal exploration of the Weird Sisters; by examining this feminine trio through the lens of mythology, new insights about their significance may be understood.


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Shakespeare promptbooks by Charles H. Shattuck Download PDF EPUB FB2

Examples of Folger promptbooks Othello production promptbook An example of a theatrical production promptbook comes from this copy of an production of Othello (PROMPT Oth.

24). The book contains blank pages interleaved with the printed play, which shows how the director utilized the text to produce the show. InCharles H.

Shattuck, eminent Shakespearean scholar and professor of English at the University of Illinois, published The Shakespeare Promptbooks; a Descriptive Catalogue. He painstakingly tracked down hundreds of prompt books from libraries, museums and private collections all over the world, and compiled information about them in.

The Shakespeare promptbooks in the Harvard Theatre Collection at Houghton Library form an extraordinary record of more than years' worth of theatrical productions, from a staging of King Lear to recent productions at Harvard’s own Loeb Drama Center.

The annotated scripts, over in all, reflect the many ways in which performers made Shakespeare’s plays their own. Inhe published The Shakespeare Promptbooks: A Descriptive Catalog, at the time a near-complete compendium of information about promptbooks belonging to libraries all over the world, from the Folger Shakespeare Library to LPA.

Shakespeare promptbooks book promptbook was assigned a “Shattuck number” within each play title. Preface. THE Padua Macbeth prompt-book forms the first volume in a series of seventeenth-century Shakespearean prompt-books to be published under the auspices of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia.

The prompt-book is reproduced in collotype facsimile (reduced in size by 10 per cent), accompanied by a critical Introduction and a complete collation and description of all. FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY. East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC Main () Box Office () Our building on Capitol Hill is closed due to a major building renovation project, but Folger events and programs continue on the road and around Washington, DC.

The database is now available here: Romeo and Juliet Searchable Database for Prompt Books “The Oxford Romeo and Juliet: Prompt-books as Evidence of Theatre History” By Jill Levenson. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet provides an ideal test case for an editorial approach which emphasizes the history of the play in performance.

In the first place, it originates in two substantive texts (Q1 in. These are distinct from “souvenir” promptbooks and “performance editions” intended for publication (Shattuck5; Osborne); from early modern “playhouse texts” annotated with performance-related information (Werstine); and from other “ontologically complex” witnesses to Shakespeare’s works, which.

Teaching Shakespeare A special issue based on ideas raised at the University of Warwick’s Teaching Early Modern Drama symposium. It addresses primary, secondary and tertiary education, and includes articles on Shakespeare in Iraq and Poland, as well as the application of early modern drama for social justice, mental health and prison education.

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Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "The Shakespeare promptbooks; a descriptive catalogue" See other formats. Shattuck, C.H. Shakespeare promptbooks: p.no. Folger bibliographic ID: Folger call number: S.b Folger holdings ID:   There are lots of books at the Folger—aboutprinted books manuscripts.

In addition to those, the collection also has 2, promptbooks, a treasure trove for scholars of Shakespeare performance. Promptbooks are marked copies of plays prepared for professional productions.

love shakespeare books reply | flag * message by Adam (last edited AM) (new) AM. Titus Andronicus is an underrated gem. If you have to do a report on a work of Shakespeare, I would highly advise that one. It deserves a much higher spot, and probably wasn't well received because of some of the vile content.

These prompt books tell the story of Shakespeare’s plays as they were performed in theatres throughout Great Britain, the United States and internationally, between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries.

A prompt book is the main copy of a production script. Genre/Form: Catalogs: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shattuck, Charles Harlen, Shakespeare promptbooks. Urbana, University of Illinois Press,   In Case revised, braille William Shakespeare University Press, Drama; Shakespeare; Audiobooks; Drama; Drama / Shakespeare; English drama; English drama (Comedy); English literature; Florence (Italy); Literary Criticism / Shakespeare; Married women; Miniature books; Promptbooks; Runaway husbands Reviews: Book William Shakespeare: His True Chronicle Historie of The Life And Death of King Lear and His Three Daughters () One of Shakespeare's finest tragedies, the work displays a pessimism and nihilism that make it a 20th-century favorite.

The aging King Lear decides to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, allotting each a portion in. Shakespeare, William,Shakespeare, William,Promptbooks Publisher Urbana, University of Illinois Press Collection americana Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Contributor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Language English.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact. Shakespeare as spoken: a collation of acting editions and promptbooks of Shakespeare William P. Halstead (Print) The Shakespeare promptbooks; a descriptive catalogue.

Shakespearean prompt-books of the seventeenth century, vol. 6 (Smock Alley Othello) [a machine-readable transcription] Shakespeare, William Creation of machine-readable version: University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center Creation of digital images: Catherine Tousignant, Electronic Text Center Conversion to TEIconformant markup: University of Virginia Library Electronic Text.

Explore promptbooks from the s festival Shakespeare Under the Stars J Here are a few examples of prompt books from Shakespeare Under the Stars productions: King Henry VIII Prompt Book King Henry VIII prompt book.

Shakespeare Under the Stars Festival. Folger Shakespeare Library.Shakespeare as spoken. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Published for American Theatre Association by University Microfilm International, (OCoLC) Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Perdue Halstead; American Theatre Association.