Item Details

Playing Shakespeare's Lovers: Hear My Soul Speak

edited by Louis Fantasia
Format
Book
Published
New York ; Bern : Peter Lang, 2018.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Series
Playing Shakespeare's Characters
ISBN
9781433150357 (hardback : alk. paper), 9781433150371 (epdf), 9781433150388 (epub), 9781433150395 (mobi)
Summary
"Playing Shakespeare's Lovers examines Shakespeare's romantic characters from multiple perspectives. Contributing actors, directors, educators and scholars bring diverse and wide-ranging insights into the motives, context, history and challenges of performing Shakespeare's "infinite variety" of lovers. The volume begins with an introductory essay, followed by brief essays and interviews) on various characters within the world of Shakespeare's lovers" --
Contents
  • Introduction: Playing Shakespeare's lovers: "I know thou wilt say 'aye' "
  • Ellen Geer: All the loves of a dream one Midsummer's night
  • Charles Duff: Bassanio, or how a hustler falls in love
  • Cindy Gold: Gender flipping shrew: remedy or band aid?
  • Susan Gayle Todd: Caliban in love
  • Baron Kelly: Othello: in the age of black lives matter and DACA
  • Manon Spadaro and members of the Chicago Youth Shakespeare Company: Roundtable: playing at love in the age of tinder
  • Jon Litten: Jaques: shadow and serpent
  • Allison de Lauer: the Sonnets: what's love got to do with it? (it's complicated)
  • Louis Fantasia: Speak low - Shakespeare's language of love.
Description
pages cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Statement
Playing Shakespeare's characters ; volume no. 1
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