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.
Sarah learnt the meaning of Imogen's verse with aptitude , and she worked hard to breathe in the right places and to develop her voice . But she had great difficulty in delivering 4 Shakespearean Language.
her voice . But she had great difficulty in delivering the words as spontaneous descriptions of her feelings . Too often she sounded false , not to say calculating , and her tempo was very slow . I realised that her strength as an ...
First , the modern indicators , which might resonate as " true " for the actor , ring false when used to voice what is clearly not modern language . Secondly , the modern tricks , successful as they might be within today's conventions ...
... and sometime voices , That if I then had waked after long sleep , Will make me sleep again , and then in dreaming , The clouds methought would open , and show riches Ready to drop upon me , that when I waked I cried to sleep again .
The arrival of the technology by which an actor could deliver the verse to a camera in close - up removed the need to use the voice to fill the space of a large theatre ; when raging fury is called for , the camera can pull back and the ...
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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