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Macready, Booth, Irving, Terry free pdf This title offers a comprehensive critical analysis of the most important Shakespearean critics, editors, actors and directors. This volume focuses on Shakespeare's reception by figures in Victorian theatre. "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 Charles Macready, Edwin Booth, Sir Henry Irving and Ellen Terry 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.

About Richard Schoch

Richard Schoch is Professor of the History of Culture at Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

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Author : Richard Schoch
Publisher : Continuum
Data Published : 11 March 2011
ISBN : 0826442250
EAN : 9780826442253
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 0-1 years
Language : English
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