Living With Shakespeare

Living With Shakespeare

Essays by Writers, Actors, and Directors

eBook - 2013
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aWhy Shakespeare? What explains our continued fascination with his poems and plays? In -- King Lear F. Murray Abraham Isabel Allende Cicely Berry Eve Best Eleanor Brown Stanley Cavell Karin Coonrod Brian Cox Peter David Margaret Drabble Dominic Dromgoole David Farr Fiasco Theater Ralph Fiennes Angus Fletcher James Franco Alan Gordon Germaine Greer Barry John James Earl Jones Sir Ben Kingsley Maxine Hong Kingston Rory Kinnear J. D. McClatchy Conor McCreery Tobias Menzies Joyce Carol Oates Camille Paglia James Prosek Richard Scholar Sir Antony Sher Jane Smiley Matt Sturges Julie Taymor Eamonn Walker Dame Harriet Walter Bill Willingham Jess Winfield
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2013.
ISBN: 9780307743404
0307743403
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill.
Additional Contributors: Carson, Susannah
Contents: A little monkey business / Bill Wallingham
Speaking Shakespeare / Sir Anthony Sher
Teaching Shakespeare to actors / Camille Paglia
The architecture of ideas / Sir Ben KIngsley
King Lear in retrospect / Cicely Berry
Method and madness / Tobias Menzies
Character and conundrum / Rory Kinnear
In know a hawk from a handsaw regardless of the weather, but that's pretty much it / Matt Sturges
The sun god / James Earl Jones
Othello in love / Eamonn Walker
Othello: a play in black and white / Barry John
Re-revising Shakespeare / Jess Winfield
"I say it is the moon" / Brian Cox
The question of Coriolanus / Ralph Fiennes
Trial by theatre, or, Free-thinking in Julius Caesar / Richard Scholar
Saying in The Merchant of Venice / Stanley Cavell
Searching for Shylock / F. Murray Abraham
Boldness be my friend / Fiasco Theater
Killing Shakespeare and making my play / Karin Coonrod
Playing Shakespeare at the Globe / Dominic Dromgoole
Tolstoy and the Shakespearean gesture / Angus Fletcher
The red scarf / J.D. McClatchy
Spring imagery in Warwickshire / Germaine Greer
What's in a name? or, Unnamed in the forest / James Prosek
The sea change / David Farr
Looking for Illyria / Alan Gordon
Shakespeare's siblings / Eleanor Brown
"A star danced" / Eve Best
Two loves, or, The eternal triangle / Dame Harriet Walker
Odd man out / Jane Smiley
The living drama / Dame Margaret Drabble
The tragedy of imagination in Antony and Cleopatra / Joyce Carol Oates
War and love / Maxine Hong Kingston
On the terrible and unexpected fate of the star-crossed lovers / Peter David
Shakespeare and four-colour magic / Conor McCreery
Rough magic / Julie Taymor
My Own Private River / James Franco
Enamoured with Shakespeare / Isabel Allende.
Summary: aWhy Shakespeare? What explains our continued fascination with his poems and plays? In -- King Lear F. Murray Abraham Isabel Allende Cicely Berry Eve Best Eleanor Brown Stanley Cavell Karin Coonrod Brian Cox Peter David Margaret Drabble Dominic Dromgoole David Farr Fiasco Theater Ralph Fiennes Angus Fletcher James Franco Alan Gordon Germaine Greer Barry John James Earl Jones Sir Ben Kingsley Maxine Hong Kingston Rory Kinnear J. D. McClatchy Conor McCreery Tobias Menzies Joyce Carol Oates Camille Paglia James Prosek Richard Scholar Sir Antony Sher Jane Smiley Matt Sturges Julie Taymor Eamonn Walker Dame Harriet Walter Bill Willingham Jess Winfield

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