Shakespeare: For All Time
Oxford University Press, 2003 - 442 páginas
From the entry of Shakespeare's birth in the Stratford church register to a Norwegian production of Macbeth in which the hero was represented by a tomato, this enthralling and splendidly illustrated book tells the story of Shakespeare's life, his writings, and his afterlife.
Drawing on a lifetime's experience of studying, teaching, editing, and writing about Shakespeare, Stanley Wells combines scholarly authority with authorial flair in a book that will appeal equally to the specialist and the untutored enthusiast. Chapters on Shakespeare's life in Stratford and in London offer a fresh view of the development of the writer's career and personality. At the core of the book lies a magisterial study of the writings themselves--how Shakespeare set about writing a play, his relationships with the company of actors with whom he worked, his developing mastery of the literary and rhetorical skills that he learned at the Stratford grammar school, the essentially theatrical quality of the structure and language of his plays. Subsequent chapters trace the fluctuating fortunes of his reputation and influence. Here are accounts of adaptations, productions, and individual performances in England and, increasingly, overseas; of great occasions such as the Garrick Jubilee and the tercentenary celebrations of 1864; of the spread of Shakespeare's reputation in France and Germany, Russia and America, and, more recently, the Far East; of Shakespearian discoveries and forgeries; of critical reactions, favorable and otherwise, and of scholarly activity; of paintings, music, films and other works of art inspired by the plays; of the plays' use in education and the political arena, and of the pleasure and intellectual stimulus that they have given to an increasingly international public.
Shakespeare, said Ben Jonson, was not of an age but for all time. This is a book about him for our time.
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Collier, John Payne, 311-12, 314, 317 Colman, George, 219 Combe, John, 40,
46 Combe, Thomas, 40 Combe, William, 40-1 Comedy of Errors, The: characters,
143; classicism, 130, 145; date, 54, 132; illustrations, 319; language, 151, 158; ...
... 311 Henze, Hans Werner, 397-8 Her (His) Majesty's Theatre, 335, 337 Herder,
Johann, 245 Herford, C. H., 349 Hesketh, Sir Thomas, 21-2 Heston, Charlton,
391, 394 Heywood, Thomas, 129, 177 Hiller, Dame Wendy, 355 Hilliard,
... Adrian, 117, 395 Norman, Marc, 395 North, Sir Thomas, 37, 131, 133, 148, 150
Northcote, James, 254, 279 Norton Facsimile, The, 380 Norway, 402 Novelli,
Ernesto, 341-2 Nunn, Sir Trevor, 131, 377 Nye, Robert, 313, 396 O'Connor, Garry
... 355 Scott, Sir Walter, 269, 271, 330 Selby, Charles, 263 Sellars, Peter, 390
Seneca, 68 Severn, Joseph, 101, 266 Shadwell, Thomas, 190 Shaftesbury,
Countess of, 209 Shakespeare, Anne (sister of WS), 5 Shakespeare, Anne (wife
of WS), ...
... 402 This is What it Means to Have a Buck-basket and Linen, 246 Thomas,
Ambroise, 326 Thomas, Charles, 376 Thomson, James, 197, 251 Thorndike,
Dame Sybil, 350, 354, 367 Thorpe, Thomas, 84, 85 Throne of Blood, 39 1 Tieck,
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Shakespeare scholar Wells creates sketches of the playwright's life by examining artifacts and documents. Chapters study the growth of his reputation from that of a popular London playwright to the ... Ler crítica na íntegra
Shakespeare and Stratford
Shakespeare in London
Shakespeare the Writer
The Growth of the Legend 16231744
The Age of Garrick Shakespeare Celebrated 17411789
Regency and Romanticism 17891843
The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Popular Culture
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