The Shakespeare Effect
A History of Twentieth-Century Performance
|Subject||PERFORMING ARTS -- Theater -- History & Criticism. -- bisacsh
Theater -- English-speaking countries -- History -- 20th century.
This lively and provocative study offers a radical reappraisal of a century of Shakespearean theatre. Topics addressed include modernist Shakespearean performance's relation with psychoanalysis, the hidden gender dynamics of the open stage movement, and the appropriation of Shakespeare himself as a dramatic fiction and theatrical icon.