A Companion to Shakespeare and Performance, Hardback Book

A Companion to Shakespeare and Performance Hardback

Edited by Barbara Hodgdon, W. B. Worthen

Part of the Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture series


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"A Companion to Shakespeare and Performance" provides a state-of-the-art engagement with the rapidly developing field of Shakespeare performance studies.

This book: redraws the boundaries of Shakespeare performance studies; considers performance in a range of media, including in print, in the classroom, in the theater, in film, on television and video, in multimedia and digital forms; introduces important terms and contemporary areas of inquiry in Shakespeare and performance; and, raises questions about the dynamic interplay between Shakespearean writing and the practices of contemporary performance and performance studies.

It is written by an international group of major scholars, teachers, and professional theater makers.