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Stage matters : props, bodies, and space in Shakespearean performance / edited by Annalisa Castaldo and Rhonda Knight.

Publication:
Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, [2018] , �2018
Series:
Shakespeare and the stage (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press)
Shakespeare and the stage
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Theater.
Summary:
This collection features nine essays that explore how the material conditions of the early modern English stage shaped the theater. Topics range from the simulation of pregnant bodies by boy actors (and the effects of those simulations) to how bruises created by make-up might have been used on stage.
Contents:
Preface: The American Shakespeare Center: a brief introduction and primer / Sarah Enloe
Introduction / Annalisa Castaldo and Rhonda Knight
Whose experiment is it, anyway? Some models for practice-as-research in Shakespeare studies / Stephen Purcell
Shakespeare's spirits: staging the supernatural on the early modern stage / Jim Casey
Staging epilepsy in Othello / Sid Ray
"Sore hurt and bruised": visual damage in Othello / Catherine Loomis
"Heave up": the "wicked weight" of Shakespeare's Antony and York's Christ / R.W. Jones
Hiding in plain sight: eavesdropping and the physicality of the stage / Annalisa Castaldo and Rhonda Knight
The "dead body problem": the dramaturgy of coffins and the Renaissance stage / Sarah Neville
"Cusion come forth": materializing pregnancy on the Stuart stage / Sara B.T. Thiel
Maternal revision in Middleton's More Dissemblers Besides Women / Amanda Zoch
Afterward: The actors speak.
Notes:
"Elizabethan drama 1"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Castaldo, Annalisa, editor., Editor
Knight, Rhonda, 1965- editor., Editor
ISBN:
9781683931492
1683931491
9781683931508
1683931505
OCLC:
1014064360
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