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Performing Shakespeare in the age of empire

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- 1800-1950,
    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- Great Britain,
    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- North America,
    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- Europe,
    • Theater -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
    • Theater -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century,
    • Theater -- History -- 19th century,
    • Theater -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-227) and index.

      StatementRichard Foulkes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR3099 .F68 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 235 p. :
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3948555M
      ISBN 100521630223
      LC Control Number2001037957

      Enjoy a riotous version of a Shakespeare play during this minute performance in New York's famous theater district. The stage is set at The Lounge, a hidden library on 47th and 8th with o real books and craft cocktails. 5 professional NY actors meet as members of "The Drunk Shakespeare Society". One of them has at least 5 shots of whiskey and then overconfidently attempts to /5(). A Cultural History of Theatre in the Age of Empire (), 6. A Cultural History of Theatre in the Modern Age (+) This structure offers readers a broad overview of a period within each volume or the opportunity to follow a theme through history by reading the relevant chapter across volumes. Sioux Empire Community Theatre Gift Cards. Gift cards to Sioux Empire Community Theatre shows are available to purchase in person at the Washington Pavilion Box Office at S. Main Ave. or over the phone at


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[Richard Foulkes] -- "During the nineteenth century the performance of Shakespeare's plays contributed significantly to the creation of a sense of British nationhood at home and the extension of her influence overseas.

A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication data Foulkes, Richard. Performing Shakespeare in the age of empire / Richard Foulkes.

Includesbibliographical referencesand index. ISBN. Shakespeare, William, – – Stage history – –. PERFORMING SHAKESPEARE IN THE AGE OF EMPIRE During the nineteenth century the performance of Shakespeare’s plays contributed significantly to the creation of a sense of British.

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