Poel Granville Barker Guthrie Wanamaker

Poel  Granville Barker  Guthrie  Wanamaker

H. Granville Barker (1877–1946) mounted three astonishing Shakespeare productions on an apron stage in 1912 and 1914. Tyrone Guthrie (1900–71), who first thrust a production out onto the open stage almost by accident, ...

Author: Cary M. Mazer

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781472539502

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 264

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All four figures in this volume have been canonized as central to 'stage-centred' Shakespearean scholarship and stage practice. From William Poel's reproductions of early modern stages in the late nineteenth century to Sam Wanamaker's reconstruction of the Globe on London's South Bank, they all viewed Shakespeare's plays as being enmeshed in the social and historical dynamics of theatremaking and theatregoing. The volume considers how their attempts to recapture early modern performance conditions can be considered progressive.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Poel Granville Barker Guthrie Wanamaker

Poel  Granville Barker  Guthrie  Wanamaker

In this volume, leading scholars assess the contribution of William Poel, H. Granville Barker, Tyrone Guthrie and Sam Wanamaker to the afterlife and reception of Shakespeare and his plays.

Author: Cary M. Mazer

Publisher: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare

ISBN: 1441133720

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 264

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Great Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally. In this volume, leading scholars assess the contribution of William Poel, H. Granville Barker, Tyrone Guthrie and Sam Wanamaker to the afterlife and reception of Shakespeare and his plays. Each substantial contribution assesses the double impact of Shakespeare on the figure covered and of the figure on the understanding, interpretation and appreciation of Shakespeare, provide a sketch of their subject's intellectual and professional biography and an account of the wider cultural context, including comparison with other figures or works within the same field.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Great Shakespeareans Set IV

Great Shakespeareans Set IV

William Poel (1852–1934) created scenic reproductions of early modern stages in order to stage the plays under original performance ... But something more complex is going on with all four 4 Poel, Granville Barker, Guthrie, Wanamaker.

Author: Adrian Poole

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781441145284

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1120

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Great Shakespeareans presents a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally. This major project offers an unprecedented scholarly analysis of the contribution made by the most important Shakespearean critics, editors, actors and directors as well as novelists, poets, composers, and thinkers from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. An essential resource for students and scholars in Shakespeare studies.
Categories: Literary Criticism

The Great European Stage Directors Volume 4

The Great European Stage Directors Volume 4

Mazer, Cary M. 'H. Granville Barker'. In Great Shakespeareans, Vol.15: Poel, Granville Barker, Guthrie, Wanamaker, edited by Cary M. Mazer. London: Bloomsbury, 2013. Moore, George. Impressions and Opinions. London: David Nutt, 1913.

Author: Michael Patterson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781474259910

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 224

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In this volume leading scholars assess the contributions of Max Reinhardt, Leopold Jessner and Harley Granville Barker to European theatre. Their work represents the cultural shift from traditional theatre practices of the 19th century to the rise of Modernism and its means of establishing theatre as an art form in its own right. Uncovering the theories and visions of theatre held by Reinhardt, Jessner and Barker, this volume establishes the contribution and importance of these directors in the development of modern theatre and their significance alongside the better-known names of Stanislavski and Brecht.
Categories: Performing Arts

Antipodal Shakespeare

Antipodal Shakespeare

Poel, Granville Barker, Guthrie, Wanamaker, Great Shakespeareans, Volume XV, London: Bloomsbury. Our Art Critic (1934), 'Royal Academy, ' The Times (London), 10 May: 9. Pearson, Hesketh (1956), Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree: His Life and ...

Author: Gordon McMullan

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781474271448

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 240

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Despite a recent surge of critical interest in the Shakespeare Tercentenary, a great deal has been forgotten about this key moment in the history of the place of Shakespeare in national and global culture – much more than has been remembered. This book offers new archival discoveries about, and new interpretations of, the Tercentenary celebrations in Britain, Australia and New Zealand and reflects on the long legacy of those celebrations. This collection gathers together five scholars from Britain, Australia and New Zealand to reflect on the modes of commemoration of Shakespeare across the hemispheres in and after the Tercentenary year, 1916. It was at this moment of remembering in 1916 that 'global Shakespeare' first emerged in recognizable form. Each contributor performs their own 'antipodal' reading, assessing in parallel events across two hemispheres, geographically opposite but politically and culturally connected in the wake of empire.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Shakespeare in the Theatre The American Shakespeare Center

Shakespeare in the Theatre  The American Shakespeare Center

... 2010); Cary Mazer, ed., Poel, Granville Barker, Guthrie, Wanamaker: Great Shakespeareans, vol. 15 (London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015); Robert Speaight, William Poel and the Elizabethan Revival (London: William Heinemann, 1954).

Author: Paul Menzer

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472584991

Category: Drama

Page: 272

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The original Blackfriars closed its doors in the 1640s, ending over half-a-century of performances by men and boys. In 2001, in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, it opened once again. The reconstructed Blackfriars, home to the American Shakespeare Center, represents an old playhouse for the new millennium and therefore symbolically registers the permanent revolution in the performance of Shakespeare. Time and again, the industry refreshes its practices by rediscovering its own history. This book assesses how one American company has capitalised on history and in so doing has forged one of its own to become a major influence in contemporary Shakespearean theatre.
Categories: Drama

Shakespeare Survey 70 Volume 70

Shakespeare Survey 70  Volume 70

22 Paul Prescott, 'Sam Wanamaker', in Poel, Granville Barker, Guthrie, Wanamaker: Great Shakespeareans, vol. XV, ed. Cary M. Mazer (London, 2013), p. 151. 23 One connection between Poel and Gollancz is patronage. Poel built a model ...

Author: Peter Holland

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108281126

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 418

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The seventieth volume in the annual series of volumes devoted to Shakespeare study and production. The articles are drawn from the World Shakespeare Congress, held 400 years after Shakespeare's death, in July/August 2016 in Stratford-upon-Avon and London. The theme is 'Creating Shakespeare'.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Shakespeare in Elizabethan Costume

Shakespeare in Elizabethan Costume

In addition to the works cited in this chapter, see Barry Day, This Wooden 'O' (London: Oberon Books, 1996); Paul Prescott, 'Sam Wanamaker', in Great Shakespeareans: Poel, Granville Barker, Guthrie, Wanamaker, ed.

Author: Ella Hawkins

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350234437

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 288

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The meanings originally communicated by Elizabethan and Jacobean dress have long been confined to history. Why, then, have doublets, hose, ruffs and farthingales featured in many Shakespeare productions staged since the turn of the 21st century? This book scrutinizes the popular practice of costuming Shakespeare's plays in Elizabethan and Jacobean dress. It considers why this approach to design appeals to contemporary directors, designers and audiences, and how it has shaped the meaning of Shakespeare's works in specific performance contexts. Informed by original interviews with several prominent theatre practitioners, including Emma Rice, Gregory Doran, Jenny Tiramani, Simon Godwin, Stephen Brimson Lewis and Tom Piper, Shakespeare in Elizabethan Costume explores how various 21st-century Shakespeare productions have drawn on myths and desires associated with early modern clothing. Its discussions range from the practicalities of historical reconstruction to the appeal of early modern sartorial culture as an embodiment of wonder, spectacle and the supernatural. Productions discussed include Shakespeare's Globe's production of Henry V (1997), the National Theatre's Twelfth Night (2017) and the Royal Shakespeare Company's The Tempest (2016). Ella Hawkins examines the minutiae of modern design -- how seams are sewn, whence fabrics are sourced -- as well as the widespread cultural movements that have produced our modern relationship with the period of Shakespeare's lifetime. This is the first book to explore fully the significance of Elizabethan-inspired design in contemporary Shakespearean performance. Shakespeare in Elizabethan Costume reframes so-called 'period' costuming as a dynamic collection of practices capable of refashioning textual meanings, reflecting present-day political and societal shifts and confronting contemporary injustices.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Great Shakespeareans Set III

Great Shakespeareans Set III

... edited by Hugh Grady Great Shakespeareans: Set IV Volume XIV: Hugo, Pasternak, Brecht,Césaire, edited byRuth Morse Volume XV: Poel, Granville Barker, Guthrie, Wanamaker, edited by Cary Mazer Volume XVI: Gielgud,Olivier, Ashcroft, ...

Author: Adrian Poole

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472578624

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1120

View: 818

Great Shakespeareans presents a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally. This major project offers an unprecedented scholarly analysis of the contribution made by the most important Shakespearean critics, editors, actors and directors as well as novelists, poets, composers, and thinkers from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. An essential resource for students and scholars in Shakespeare studies.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Berlioz Verdi Wagner Britten

Berlioz  Verdi  Wagner  Britten

... edited by Hugh Grady Great Shakespeareans: SetIV Volume XIV: Hugo, Pasternak, Brecht, Césaire, edited by Ruth Morse Volume XV: Poel, Granville Barker, Guthrie, Wanamaker, edited by Cary Mazer Volume XVI: Gielgud, Olivier, Ashcroft, ...

Author: Daniel Albright

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781472557476

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 256

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Great Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally. In this volume, leading scholars assess the contribution of Berlioz, Verdi, Wagner and Britten to the afterlife and reception of Shakespeare and his plays. Each substantial contribution assesses the double impact of Shakespeare on the figure covered and of the figure on the understanding, interpretation and appreciation of Shakespeare, provide a sketch of their subject's intellectual and professional biography and an account of the wider cultural context, including comparison with other figures or works within the same field.
Categories: Literary Criticism