Shakespearean Illuminations: Essays in Honor of Marvin Rosenberg

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University of Delaware Press, 1998 - 371 Seiten
Topics in this collection include discussions of acting the "Big Four, " as well as studies on politics, language, and history.

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Shakespearean illuminations: essays in honor of Marvin Rosenberg

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This collection of scholarly essays written in honor of Marvin Rosenberg expands on his study of the aesthetics of Shakespeare's plays by analyzing the verbal, aural, and visual implications of the ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Preface
7
The Major Tragedies
11
Criticism and the Construction of Shakespearean Character
13
Gertred Captive Queen of the First Quarto
33
The LaertesHamlet Connection
50
Othello
70
King Lear versus Hamlet in Eastern Europe
93
Staging King Lear 11 and 53
102
HistoryMaking in the Henriad
203
Interrogative Dramatic Structure in Julius Caesar
220
Marlowe and Shakespeares African Queens
242
Actors and Acting Directing and Staging
253
On the Aesthetics of Acting
255
Or Is There Such a Thing as an ActorPlaywright?
267
What Do I Do Now? Directing A Midsummer Nights Dream
279
Mary Anderson Shakespeare and Statuesque Acting
297

A Letter to the Actor Playing Lear
110
The Residue of Difference in Scripts The Case of Polanskis Macbeth
131
Macbeth at the Turn of the Millennium
147
Who Has No Children in Macbeth?
164
Language Politics and History
181
SiteReading Shakespeares Dramatic Scores
183
The Case of The Duchess of Malfi
317
Women Play Women in the Liturgical Drama of the Middle Ages
336
List of Contributors
361
Index
365
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Seite 167 - I shall do so ; But I must also feel it as a man : I cannot but remember such things were, That were most precious to me.
Seite 121 - Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are, That bide the pelting of this pitiless storm, How shall your houseless heads and unfed sides, Your loop'd and window'd raggedness, defend you From seasons such as these ? O, I have ta'en Too little care of this ! Take physic, pomp ; Expose thyself to feel what wretches feel, That thou mayst shake the superflux to them, And show the heavens more just.
Seite 123 - Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.
Seite 215 - The which observed, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not come to life, which in their seeds And weak beginnings lie intreasured. Such things become the hatch and brood of time...
Seite 174 - Is fall'n into the sear, the yellow leaf ; And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have ; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.
Seite 166 - Merciful heaven! What, man! ne'er pull your hat upon your brows; Give sorrow words: the grief that does not speak Whispers the o'erfraught heart, and bids it break.
Seite 122 - Where is the wise ? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world ? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world ? for after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.

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