stage business in Shakespeare"s plays: a postscript.
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stage business in Shakespeare"s plays: a postscript. by Arthur Colby Sprague

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Published by Folcroft Press in Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English


  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- 1800-,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Dramatic works.,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Technique.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination35 p.
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16665966M

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A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle. Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Isuzu Yamada, Takashi Shimura Votes: 44, The business of playing. Shakespeare's plays were born on stage. They might have been conceived 'In the quick forge and working-house of thought', but for Shakespeare that house where you should 'Work, work, your thoughts' was itself a playhouse (Henry V , ).Shakespeare did his thinking in .   Start the slide show. I know a lot of stuff about exactly two things: Shakespeare, and The ’s it. That’s my entire pool of knowledge. I majored in the first one, and I’ve rewatched all 9 seasons of The Office somewhere in the neighborhood of 12, times, so I basically majored in that, too.. Shakespeare sometimes gets a bad rap for being lengthy, boring, and outdated, so I.   In , K. O. Newman wrote a book, Times I Saw a Play, which fails to mention what the play was, who wrote it, or who acted in it. If you enjoyed these interesting facts about drama and theatre, check out our compendium of interesting facts about words.