Shakespeare and the Triple Play: From Study to Stage to Classroom
Developing the interrelationship of Shakespeare scholarship, performance, and teaching, the contributors to this collection, including scholars of the People's Republic of China, share the perspective that Shakespeare's plays be viewed as texts to be enacted, whether on the theater stage or the stage of the mind's eye.
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Immortal Money The Merchant of Venice
Magic and Politics in The Tempest
Between the Mirror and the Face Symbolic Reality in Richard II
The Camera in Gertrudes Closet
Intentions Options and Greatness An Example from A Midsummer Nights Dream
Actualizing the Metaphor Image and Act in Twelfth Night and King Lear
Hamlets First Soliloquy An Exercise
Shakespeare Liveon Videotape
Students Write about Shakespeare The Triple Play in the College Classroom
The Triple Stage and the National Endowment Shakespeare Institute
b Shakespeare and the Idea of Nature in the Renaissance
Notes on Playing Prospero
The Merry Wives of Windsor in the Peoples Republic of China A Directors Notebook
Culture Character and Conscience in Shakespeare
Notes on the Contributors
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Page 51 - twixt the green sea and the azur'd vault Set roaring war...
Page 37 - I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes ? hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions ? fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer as a Christian is...
Page 80 - O, what a noble mind is here o'erthrown! The courtier's, soldier's, scholar's, eye, tongue, sword; The expectancy and rose of the fair state, The glass of fashion and the mould of form, The observed of all observers, quite, quite down!
Page 44 - gainst my fury Do I take part : the rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance: they being penitent, The sole drift of my purpose doth extend 30 Not a frown further.
Page 46 - Now I want Spirits to enforce, art to enchant ; And my ending is despair, Unless I be relieved by prayer ; Which pierces so, that it assaults Mercy itself, and frees all faults.
Page 80 - The observed of all observers, quite, quite down! And I, of ladies most deject and wretched, That sucked the honey of his music vows, Now see that noble and most sovereign reason, Like sweet bells jangled, out of tune and harsh ; That unmatched form and feature of blown youth Blasted with ecstasy.
Page 46 - Now my charms are all o'erthrown, And what strength I have's mine own, Which is most faint: now, 'tis true, I must be here confined by you, Or sent to Naples.
Page 86 - The which observed, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not come to life, which in their seeds And weak beginnings lie intreasured. Such things become the hatch and brood of time...
Page 54 - em. Cal. I must eat my dinner. This island's mine, by Sycorax my mother, Which thou tak'st from me. When thou cam'st first, Thou stroked'st me, and made much of me ; wouldst give me Water with berries in't ; and teach me how To name the bigger light, and how the less, That burn by day and night. And then I loved thee, And show'd thee all the qualities o...
Page 47 - I'd divide And burn in many places ; on the topmast, The yards, and bowsprit, would I flame distinctly, Then meet and join. Jove's lightnings, the precursors O...