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Author Gregor, Keith (Graham Keith), 1960-

Title Shakespeare in the Spanish theatre : 1772 to the present / Keith Gregor
Published London ; New York : Continuum, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 188 pages) : illustrations
Series Continuum Shakespeare studies
Continuum Shakespeare studies.
Contents The Taste for Tragedy -- False Beginnings -- The Birth of Character -- Disaster and Regeneration -- The Franco Years -- The Transition and Beyond -- Shakespeare on the Periphery -- New Horizons
Summary Shakespeare in the Spanish Theatre offers an account of Shakespeare's presence on the Spanish stage, from a production of the first Spanish rendering of Jean-François Ducis's Hamlet in 1772 to the creative and controversial work of directors like Calixto Bieito and Alex Rigola in the early 21st century. Despite a largely indirect entrance into the culture, Shakespeare has gone on to become the best and known and most widely performed of all foreign playwrights. What is more, by the end of the 20th and beginning of the 21st century there have been more productions of Shakespeare than of all of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-178) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Appreciation -- Spain.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- Spain.
Theater -- Spain -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0826499341 (hbk.)
144114398X (electronic bk.)
9780826499349 (hbk.)
9781441143983 (electronic bk.)