By Don Weingust

ISBN-10: 0415979153

ISBN-13: 9780415979153

ISBN-10: 0415979161

ISBN-13: 9780415979160

Acting from Shakespeare's First Folio examines a chain of options for analyzing and acting Shakespeare's performs which are in keeping with the texts of the 1st ‘complete’ quantity of Shakespeare's works: the 1st Folio of 1623.

Do additional syllables in a line recommend the way it will be performed? Can Folio commas show personality? Don Weingust locations this paintings on Folio functionality danger inside of present understandings approximately Shakespearean textual content, describing ways that those tough theories approximately appearing frequently align relatively well with the paintings of the theories' critics.

As a part of this examine, Weingust seems to be on the paintings of Patrick Tucker and his London-based unique Shakespeare corporation, who've sought to find the possibilities in utilizing First Folio texts, performing options, and what they give thought to to be unique Shakespearean functionality methodologies. Weingust argues that their experimental performances on the Globe on Bankside have published better percentages not just for acting Shakespeare, yet for theatrical perform typically.

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