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Rescripting Shakespeare

the text, the director, and modern productions

by Alan C. Dessen

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

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- 1950-,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism, Textual.,
  • Theater -- Production and direction -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlan C. Dessen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3100 .D47 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 268 p. ;
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3569505M
    ISBN 100521810299, 0521007984
    LC Control Number2002071577

    Shakespeare theaters and festivals because Dessen draws many of his examples from these productions. Besides its great potential value to theater practitioners, Rescripting Shakespeare may also be of interest to scholars pursuing theoretical work in performance studies. Throughout the book, Dessen uses examples of specific choices made by directors. Rescripting Shakespeare - Alan C. Dessen Shakespeare And The Force Of Modern Performance - W. B. Worthen Speech And Performance In Shakespeare's Sonnets And Plays - David Schalkwyk Shakespeare And Republicanism - Andrew Hadfield Shakespeare's Late Style - Russ McDonald Shakespeare, Law, And Marriage -, Mary Sokol Shakespeare And The ClassicsFile Size: 23KB.

    "From Antisocial to Prosocial Manhood: Shakespeare's Rescripting of Masculinity in As You Like It." In Configuring Masculinity in Theory and Literary Practice. Ed. Stefan Horlacher. Amsterdam: Rodopi, "How to Teach for Social Justice: Lessons from Uncle Tom's Cabin and Cognitive Science." College Engl 4 (March ):   Showing a cultured regard for great literary works, Hollywood studios like to undertake a classic now and then. But as directors struggle to make these films seem anything like a lit assignment, culture columnist Patrick McCormick says that trimming original material for short attention spans may cut the heart out of the story.

    Rescripting Shakespeare: the text, the director, and modern productions / Alan C. Dessen. Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press, PRA78 Altering eyes: new perspectives on Samson Agonistes / edited by Mark R. Kelley and Joseph Wittreich.   The twin certainties of baptism and burial. of the noble Romans or rescripting a hoary old drama from the in Shakespeare, this book is worth reading for its.


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"In his current book, which draws so richly on his knowledge of choices made by directors and the opportunities lost or gained thereby, Dessen offers a fascinating history of nearly three decades of Anglo-American Shakespearean production and, in the process, makes a judicious case for not too blithely altering a script in the interest of clarification or contemporary : Alan C.

Dessen. Dessen examines the process of rescripting--when directors make cuts to streamline the playscript, save running time, etc., and rewriting--when more extensive changes are made. He assesses what is lost and gained by rescripting, Alan Dessen focuses on the playtexts used for staging Shakespeare's plays, from almost three hundred productions of the last twenty five years.4/5.

: Rescripting Shakespeare: The Text, the Director, and Modern Productions eBook: Dessen, Alan C.: Kindle StoreCited by: Rescripting Shakespeare: The Text, the Director, and Modern Productions by Alan C. Dessen. Building on almost productions from the last 25 years, this book focuses on the playtexts used when directors stage Shakespeare's plays: the words spoken, the scenes omitted or transposed, and the many other adjustments that must be made.

Rescripting Shakespeare: The Text, the Director, and Modern Productions Alan C. Dessen Alan Dessen focuses on the playtexts used for staging Shakespeare's plays, from almost three hundred productions of the last twenty five years. Building on almost productions from the last 25 years, this book focuses on the playtexts used when directors stage Shakespeare's plays: the words spoken, the scenes omitted or transposed, and the many other adjustments that must be : Alan C.

Dessen. Synopsis Alan Dessen focuses on the playtexts used for staging Shakespeare's plays, from almost three hundred productions of the last twenty five years. Dessen examines the process of rescripting--when directors make cuts to streamline the playscript, save running time, etc., and rewriting--when more extensive changes are made.

Description Building on almost productions from the last 25 years, this book focuses on the playtexts used when directors stage Shakespeare's plays: the words spoken, the 4/5(2).

Building on almost productions from the last 25 years, this book focuses on the playtexts used when directors stage Shakespeare's plays: the words spoken, the scenes omitted or transposed, and the many other adjustments that must be : Alan C. Dessen. Building on almost productions from the last 25 years, this book focuses on the playtexts used when directors stage Shakespeare's plays and looks at the price of a director's rescripting or rewriting.

The results are of interest to theatrical professionals as well as theatre : Alan C. Dessen. Building on almost productions from the last 25 years, this book focuses on the playtexts used when directors stage Shakespeare's plays: the words spoken, the scenes omitted or transposed, and the many other adjustments that must be made.

Directors rescript to streamline the playscript and save running time, to eliminate obscurity, conserve on personnel, and occasionally cancel out. The Journal of the English Association, 'Rescripting Shakespeare is an informative guide for theatregoers 'Š'.The Journal of the English Association, "The sheer scope of the project as well as its minute attention to particular production choices is astounding."Seller Rating: % positive.

Rescripting Shakespeare (and Others) in By Dessen, Alan C. with such rescripting most common in productions of non-Shakespeare items. For example, the production of 'Tis Pity She's a Whore at London's Southwark Theatre, with a cast of nine, omitted Bergetto, Philotis, Richardetto, and Grimaldi (in Vasques fought with Donado, not.

Dessen has synthesized these occasional pieces with several articles and review-essays, along with his astonishing memory and his voluminous notes on close to three hundred theatrical productions he has seen, into Rescripting Shakespeare: The Text, the Director, and Modern Productions.

The Hogarth Shakespeare programme will launch incoinciding with the th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. The novels will be published simultaneously across the English-speaking world in print, digital and audio formats. Hogarth is currently in discussion with a number of writers, with further announcements expected soon.”.

1. Owning Chinese Shakespeares Part II. The Fiction of Moral Space 2. Shakespeare in Absentia: The Genealogy of an Obsession 3. Rescripting Moral Criticism: Charles and Mary Lamb, Lin Shu, and Lao She Part III.

Locality at Work 4. Silent Film and Early Theater: Performing Womanhood and Cosmopolitanism 5. FROM ANTISOCIAL TO PROSOCIAL MANHOOD: SHAKESPEARE’S RESCRIPTING OF MASCULINITY IN AS YOU LIKE IT In: Shakespeare’s plays offer a rich array of masculinity scripts for examination and either rejection or adoption.

More specifically, by revealing the respective motives and consequences of various masculinity scripts, the plays embook-body Author: MARK BRACHER.

Building on almost productions from the last 25 years, this book focuses on the playtexts used when directors stage Shakespeare's plays and looks at the price of a director's rescripting or The results are of interest to theatrical professionals as well as theatre historians.

Alan Dessen focuses on the playtexts used for staging Shakespeare's plays, from almost three hundred productions of the last twenty five years. Dessen examines the process of rescripting--when directors make cuts to streamline the playscript, save running time, etc., and rewriting--when more extensive changes are made.

One also suspects that, in addition to the ghosts of Shakespeare, the book is haunted by John Updike’s earlier, sympathetic take on the story of Gertrude and Claudius, in his novel of that. The Rescripting process is effectively to find out what the original plan was and then, if we choose, replace it with a plan that we actually want.

Fear of changing the plan. This may sound simple, but often people have a deep sense of fear about changing this plan.These books enact the kind of imaginative leap made by Virginia Woolf, who wondered what Shakespeare’s sister might have produced had she been able to escape the misogynistic confines of the age, but they go beyond regendering the author through rescripting his stories, and many of them tackle other shaping political contexts and those.Prospera's brave new world: cross-cast oppression and the four-fold player in the Georgia Shakespeare Festival's Tempest / Andrew James Hartley "A queen in a beard": a study of all-female Shakespeare companies / Melissa D.

Aaron ; Re-dressing the balance: all-female Shakespeare at the Globe Theatre / .