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Acting From Shakespeare"s First Folio Theory, Text, and Performance by Don Weingust

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7498409M
ISBN 100415979161
ISBN 109780415979160

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What we call the “First Folio” is actually titled “Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies.” The term folio refers to the large size of paper, which was usually saved for more . Acting from Shakespeare's First Folio examines a series of techniques for reading and performing Shakespeare's plays that are based on the texts of the first ‘complete’ volume of Shakespeare's Cited by: 7. The First Folio is the first printed collection of Shakespeare's plays, published in , seven years after his death. Shakespeare's friends and fellow actors John Heminge and Henry Condell assembled the . Since that time, many editors have altered Shakespeare’s text in subsequent editions, deleting important acting clues to modernize language and punctuation conventions. But when you go back to the First .

First Folio, first published edition () of the collected works of William Shakespeare, originally published as Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories & Tragedies. It is the major source for . The First Folio is really entitled "Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories & Tragedies Published according to the true originall copies." The division made in that book became traditional.   This is a biography of a book: the first collected edition of Shakespeare's plays printed in and known as the First Folio. It begins with the story of its first purchaser in London in December Brand: Oxford University Press. Buy Acting from Shakespeare's First Folio: Theory, Text and Performance 1 by Weingust, Don (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Don Weingust.

  The book now known as the First Folio (the first authoritative edition of Shakespeare’s plays) established “Shakespeare” for all time and it did this in two principal ways. First, it.   Acting from Shakespeare's First Folio examines a series of techniques for reading and performing Shakespeare's plays that are based on the texts of the first ‘complete’ volume of Brand: Taylor And Francis.   The £2,, sale in London included the bard’s first folio, which is widely considered to be the most important literary publication in the English book, published in   Acting from Shakespeare's First Folio examines a series of techniques for reading and performing Shakespeare's plays that are based on the texts of the first ‘complete’ volume of Pages: