The Arts of Performance in Elizabethan and Early Stuart Drama: Essays for G.K. Hunter

The Arts of Performance in Elizabethan and Early Stuart Drama: Essays for G.K. Hunter

The Arts of Performance in Elizabethan and Early Stuart Drama: Essays for G.K. Hunter

The Arts of Performance in Elizabethan and Early Stuart Drama: Essays for G.K. Hunter

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CONTENTS

George Hunter: A Personal Memoir Claude Rawson 1

The Performance of Shakespeare's Sonnets Philip Edwards16

'Soft, here follows prose': Shakespeare's Stage Documents Jonas Barish 32

Staging Shakespeare's Ghosts Stanley Wells 50

King John, Henry VIII, and the Arts of Performing Shakespeare's History Plays Eugene M. Waith 70

Some Shakespearean Openings: Hamlet, Twelfth Night, The Tempest A. D. Nuttall 84

Performing at the Frontiers of Representation: Epilogue and Post-scriptural Future in Shakespeare's Plays Robert Weimann 96

Seeing and Believing Lois Potter 113

Coriolanus and the Playgoer in 1609 Marion Trousdale 124

'Jack and Jill': a Consideration of Love's Labour's Lost and A Midsummer Night's Dream from the point of view of Actor and Director Tony Church 135

Characterisation in Elizabethan Drama and its Implications for the Modern Stage Kenneth Muir 147

The Middle of Middleton Inga-Stina Ewbank 156

Ten Problems in Dr Faustus Ernst Honigmann 173

Some Problems of Acting Edward II Murray Biggs 192

The Rose Theatre Muriel C. Bradbrook 200

List of Contributors 211

Bibliography of George Hunter's Works 214

Index 218

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