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Author Falocco, Joe.

Title Reimagining Shakespeare's playhouse : early modern staging conventions in the twentieth century / Joe Falocco
Published Cambridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : D.S. Brewer, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 208 pages) : illustrations
Contents William Poel. Refuting the conventional wisdom ; Poel versus the theatrical status quo ; Elizabethan history and contemporary politics ; Peter Keegan -- Harley Granville Barker. Biographical context ; Barker's Shakespeare productions ; Barker and literature -- Nugent Monck. Early work ; Architecture, design, and staging practices at The Maddermarket ; Populism and ideology ; The legacies of Monck and Barker -- Tyrone Guthrie. Before Elsinore ; The Elsinore Hamlet ; The Edinburgh Festival ; The founding of the Stratford Festival ; Guthrie's Stratford productions -- The new Globe. The quest for authenticity ; Earl's Court and the Chicago World's Fair ; Building Wanamaker's Globe ; Theatrical production at the new Globe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [176]-188) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Granville-Barker, Harley, 1877-1946 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Guthrie, Tyrone, 1900-1971 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Monck, Walter Nugent Bligh, 1878-1958 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Poel, William, 1852-1934 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1843842416
1846158281 electronic bk
9781846158285 electronic bk