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Author Cave, Richard Allen.

Title Ben Jonson and Theatre : Performance, Practice and Theory
Published Hoboken : Routledge, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (241 pages)
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Preface; Induction; 1 Script and performance; 2 Visualising Jonson's text; 3 Designing for Jonson's plays; 4 Acting in Jonson--a conversation with John Nettles and Simon Russell-Beale; 5 Directing Jonson; 6 Introduction; 7 First encounters; 8 Jonson as Shakespeare's Other; 9 Contradictions; 10 The gift of silence; 11 Introduction; 12 Daughters of Ben; 13 'Twill fit the players yet'; 14 Jonson down under: An Australian Alchemist; Epilogue to this 'venture tripartite'
Appendix: The conference 'Ben Jonson and the Theatre', University of Reading, January 1996Bibliography; Index
Summary Looks at the Jonson canon from the point of view of the theatre practitioner. It bridges the theory/practice divide by debating how his drama operates in performance and includes discussion with and between practitioners
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Form Electronic book
Author Schafer, Elizabeth.
ISBN 0203981375 (electronic bk.)
9780203981375 (electronic bk.)