This dictionary examines "...the character and operation of theatres in Shakespeare's time, with an explanation of their origins. Coverage includes the practices of Elizabethan actors and script writers: methods of characterization; gesture, blocking and choreography, including music, dance and fighting; actors' rhetorical interaction with audiences; and use of costumes, stage props, and make-up. The author...[discusses]...original stagings of Shakespeare and...[their relation] to modern staging." - From Amazon.com -
"This concise, illustrated dictionary...contains alphabetically arranged entries...on all aspects of Shakespeare in his own time and on his impact and influence on later ages...[Entries include]: Shakespeare's life and times, the sources and early publication of his works, their performance history on stage and screen, ..., and writers especially associated with them, operas and other musical works deriving from them, theaters, editions, international Shakespeare organizations--in short, on all aspects of Shakespearean interest."
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