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Hamlet By Anthony Dawson

Hamlet by Anthony Dawson

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This analysis of the performance history of "Hamlet" recreates many productions from three centuries. The final chapters extend the analysis to a number of film versions, and to important European stage productions. It is intended both for students of Shakespearean theatre and for playgoers.

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Hamlet by Anthony Dawson

Links acting traditions with cultural milieu.. No other book on Hamlet on the stage covers as much theoretical ground.. Covers a number of foreign productions and pays much attention to the role of scenography .

About Anthony Dawson

Anthony B. Dawson is Professor of English and Theatre at the University of British Columbia

Table of Contents

List of Plates Series editor's preface Acknowledgements 1. Performing Hamlet's meanings 2. Hamlet on stage 1600-1900 3. The 1920s: old ways meet new stagecraft 4. Gielgud and Olivier in the 1930s 5. Post-war Hamlets at Stratford-upon-Avon: 1948 and 1965 6. Royal Shakespeare and Royal Court in 1980 7. Hamlet at the movies: Olivier and Kozintsev 8. Through the looking glass: Zeffirelli and the BBC 9. Translations Notes Appendix Bibliography Index

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Hamlet by Anthony Dawson
Used - Very Good
Manchester University Press
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