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You don"t need four women to play Shakespeare

bias in contemporary American theatre

by Ida Prosky

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Theater -- Casting -- United States.,
    • Women in the theater -- United States.,
    • Sex discrimination against women -- United States.,
    • Theater and society -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-156) and index.

      Statementby Ida Prosky.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2293.C38 P76 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1705935M
      ISBN 100899507298
      LC Control Number92007310

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Prosky's fascination with the distinct ways that actors' lives and work interact and set them apart in society has resulted in You Don't Need Four Women to Play Shakespeare, based on a survey of performers and interviews with 50 actors, directors, and Cited by: 3.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Prosky, Ida, You don't need four women to play Shakespeare. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, ©   Based on 50 structured interviews (with actors, actresses, directors, and stage managers) and a random survey of performers who worked in Washington, D.C., from May to Maythis study looks at gender and other bias in the American theater.

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A founder of the Shakespeare & Company theater in Lenox, Mass., inthe British-born ­actor-director has developed a show, also. This book grew out of a two-person play (of the same name) that Ms.

Packer wrote and starred in, and she also brings myriad insights she has gained during four decades of directing Shakespeare. Women in Shakespeare is a topic within the especially general discussion of Shakespeare's dramatic and poetic works.

Main characters such as Dark Lady of the sonnets have elicited a substantial amount of criticism, which received added impetus during the second-wave feminism of the s. A considerable number of book-length studies and academic articles investigate. These characters are sexualized, cheeky and flirtatious.

They are often working-class characters such as the Nurse in Romeo and Juliet, Margaret in Much Ado about Nothing or Audrey in As You Like speaking in prose, as befitting their low social status, these characters often use sexual innuendo when -class characters like these can get away with more Author: Lee Jamieson.

VIO. Most excellent accomplish’d lady, the heavens rain odors on you. My matter hath no voice, lady, but to your own most pregnant and vouchsafed ear.

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Currently, royalties are waived for the performance of excerpts lasting less than 10 minutes at adjudicated school theatrical festivals or competitions, unless otherwise noted.

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Broadly speaking, each sonnet engages images and sounds to present an argument to the reader, as this guide : Lee Jamieson. Man’s life’s as cheap as beast’s. Thou art a lady.

If only to go warm were gorgeous, Why, nature needs not what thou gorgeous wear’st, Which scarcely keeps thee warm. But, for true need— You heavens, give me that patience, patience I need. You see me here, you gods, a poor old man, As full of grief as age, wretched in both.

"But Hamlet or Shakespeare needs people to perform them, just like my ex-boyfriend needed me in order to accept to accept himself. It's.

Forming a contemporary view of Shakespeare's plays, including plays missing from other lists. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Viola, played by Rebecca Hall. Margaret of Anjou in four history plays. Margaret of Anjou is a character in four of Shakespeare’s plays: Henry VI pts. 1, 2, 3 and Richard III. The historical Queen Margaret was the wife consort of King Henry VI of England.

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He’s counted on your friendship for his success. He’s shared dangers with you—. The final chapter, "Shakespeare's Timeless Women," surveys the implication of Shakespeare's female characters in the process of historical change, as they have been repeatedly updated to conform to changing conceptions of women's nature and women's social roles, serving in ever-changing guises as models of an unchanging, universal female nature.

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Anyone can write a play, round up some friends as actors, and gather an audience to present original theatre at its most fundamental level. But to write great plays that enthrall audiences, you may want to explore playwriting in more detail. To be a successful [ ].Trust Exercise, by Susan Choi.

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