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Author Falocco, Joe

Title Reimagining Shakespeare's playhouse : early modern staging conventions in the twentieth century / Joe Falocco

Publ Info Cambridge, UK ; Rochester, N.Y. : D.S. Brewer, 2010
 RWU Main Library  PR3091 .F35 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  PR3091 .F35 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript vii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [176]-188) and index
Contents William Poel. Refuting the conventional wisdom ; Poel versus the theatrical status quo ; Elizabethan history and contemporary politics ; Peter Keegan -- Harley Granville Barker. Biographical context ; Barker's Shakespeare productions ; Barker and literature -- Nugent Monck. Early work ; Architecture, design, and staging practices at The Maddermarket ; Populism and ideology ; The legacies of Monck and Barker -- Tyrone Guthrie. Before Elsinore ; The Elsinore Hamlet ; The Edinburgh Festival ; The founding of the Stratford Festival ; Guthrie's Stratford productions -- The new Globe. The quest for authenticity ; Earl's Court and the Chicago World's Fair ; Building Wanamaker's Globe ; Theatrical production at the new Globe
LC subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production -- History -- 20th century
Poel, William, 1852-1934 -- Criticism and interpretation
Granville-Barker, Harley, 1877-1946 -- Criticism and interpretation
Monck, Walter Nugent Bligh, 1878-1958 -- Criticism and interpretation
Guthrie, Tyrone, 1900-1971 -- Criticism and interpretation
ISBN 9781843842415 (hbk.)
1843842416 (hbk.)