Titus Andronicus and Timon of Athens: Two Classical Plays - The RSC Shakespeare (Paperback)

by William Shakespeare, Jonathan Bate, Eric Rasmussen

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From the Royal Shakespeare Company - a fresh new edition of two of Shakespeare's classical plays This book includes: *Illuminating introductions to Titus Andronicus and Timon of Athens by award-winning scholar Jonathan Bate * The twoplays - with clear explanatory notes on each page * Helpful scene-by-scene analyses and key facts about both plays * An introduction to Shakespeare's career and the Elizabethan theatre * Rich explorations of approaches to staging both plays featuring photographs of key productions of each The most enjoyable way to understand a Shakespeare play is to see it or participate in it. This book presents a historical overview of two of Shakespeare's classical plays Titus Andronicusand Timon of Athens in performance, recommends film versions, takes a detailed look at specific productions and includes interviews with three leading Directors - Gregory Doran,YukioNinagawa and Michael Pennington - so that we may get a sense of the extraordinary variety of interpretations that are possible - a variety that gives Shakespeare his unique capacity to be reinvented and made 'our contemporary' four centuries after his death.

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Published
26/07/2011

Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN
9780230300941


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