Shakespeare, Man of the Theater: Proceedings of the Second Congress of the International Shakespeare Association, 1981

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This volume presents a sampling of the more than 250 papers presented at the Congress of the ISA held at Stratford-upon-Avon in August 1981. Most of the papers are concerned with Shakespeare as a writer for the theater. Other essays deal with Shakespeare as a literary, rather than theatrical, writer. Several of the offerings cover subjects usually neglected, and develop fresh insight into his work.

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A Sermon Delivered at Holy Trinity Church StratforduponAvon Sunday August 2 1981
15
Inaugural Lecture Shakespeare and a Playwright of Today
18
Shakespeare Imagines a Theater
34
Historic and Iconic Time in Late Tudor Drama
47
The Word in the Theater
55
The Players Will Tell All or the Actors Role in Renaissance Drama
76
Iconography and the Theatrical Art of Pericles
86
Some Shakespearean Night Sequences
98
Shakespeare and jonson
155
Beaumont and Fletchers Hamlet
173
Society and the Uses of Authority in Shakespeare
182
Seminar Papers
201
The Stagecraft of the Statue Scene in The Winters Tale
203
Shakespearean Comedy and Some EighteenthCentury Actresses
212
Charles Keans King Lear and the Pageant of History
231
APPENDIXES
243

The Positive Uses of Negative Feedback in Criticism and Performance
105
Some Approaches to Alls Well That Ends Well in Performance
114
Between a sob and a Giggle
121
Characterization through Language in the Early Plays of Shakespeare and His Contemporaries
128
Shakespeare and Kyd
148
Complete List of Lectures and Papers from the Program of the Congress
245
Seminars and Their Chairmen
247
Delegates and Participants
248
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Página 15 - gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long...
Página 21 - Yes, trust them not ! for there is an upstart crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his " Tiger's heart wrapped in a player's hide," supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you ; and, being an absolute Johannes Factotum, is, in his own conceit, the only Shake-scene in a country.
Página 59 - Helicanus, strike me, honour'd sir ; Give me a gash, put me to present pain ; Lest this great sea of joys rushing upon me, O'erbear the shores of my mortality, And drown me with their sweetness.
Página 64 - tis not to come ; if it be not to come, it will be now ; if it be not now, yet it will come ; the readiness is all ; since no man has aught of what he leaves, what is't to leave betimes?
Página 220 - I will be master of what is mine own : She is my goods, my chattels ; she is my house, My household stuff, my field, my barn, My horse, my ox, my ass, my any thing...
Página 66 - I'll never Be such a gosling to obey instinct, but stand, As if a man were author of himself, And knew no other kin.
Página 221 - Mrs. Clive in the sprightliness of humour, I have never seen equalled. What Clive did best, she did better than Garrick ; but could not do half so many things well: she was a better romp than any I ever saw in nature.
Página 197 - A man may see how this world goes with no eyes. Look with thine ears: see how yond justice rails upon yond simple thief. Hark, in thine ear: change places; and, handy-dandy, which is the justice, which is the thief ? Thou hast seen a farmer's dog bark at a beggar? Glo. Ay, sir. Lear. And the creature run from the cur? There thou mightst behold the great image of authority; a dog's obey'd in office.
Página 103 - This story shall the good man teach his son ; And Crispin Crispian shall ne'er go by, From this day to the ending of the world, But we in it shall be remembered...
Página 126 - Were such things here as we do speak about? Or have we eaten on the insane root That takes the reason prisoner?

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