Shakespearean Language: A Guide for Actors and Students
Greenwood Publishing Group, 2002 - 269 стор.
The relation of the modern actor to the Shakespearean text, the importance of understanding the nuances of his language, and the fundamentals of grammar are all thoroughly examined in this volume. Its heart is a detailed consideration of the iambic code, the metrical system that Shakespeare used to give so much power to his verse. O'Dell also examines the importance of formal rhetoric in Elizabethan England and Shakespeare's artful use of rhetorical devices in his plays. As a practical reference guide, this volume keeps in mind the particular needs of theater professionals.
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... Midsummer Night's Dream The Comedy of Errors Henry V Henry VIII Julius Caesar King John King Lear Love's Labour's Lost Measure for Measure The Merchant of Venice Much Ado about Nothing Romeo and Juliet Richard the Second Richard the ...
( RIII 4.4.166 ] The capitalization in this speech transforms her memories into another " seven ages of man " speech , marking for us the universality of the stages of Richard's life , from his birth and infancy , through school days ...
Returning to Richard III , we find an exchange that loses much of its rhetorical power if given a modern spin on selfhood . Lady Anne is spitting out her hatred for the murderer of her husband and father - in - law , a man who is at ...
Anne : Fouler than heart can think thee , Thou canst make no excuse current , But to hang thy self Richard : By such despair , I should accuse my self . And by despairing shalt thou stand excused , For doing worthy Vengeance on thy self ...
In particular , history plays such as Richard III require a strong command of rhetorical strategies and the sublimation of personal emotion to the larger issues under debate . The early comedies such as The Taming of the Shrew require a ...
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The goal of this trio of books by O'Dell (theater and English, Wilfrid Laurier Univ.), the text consultant for the Stratford Festival, is to help actors and students gain access to Shakespeare's plays ... Читати огляд повністю
An Actors Guide to Shakespeares Verse
Developing the Inner Ear
The Flow of Thought and Feeling
Putting It on Its Feet
Messages in the Code
Acquiring an Elizabethan Rhetorical Facility
Index of Plays and Characters