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Author Dessen, Alan C., 1935-

Title Rescripting Shakespeare : the text, the director, and modern productions / Alan C. Dessen.

Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.

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 UniM Bail  792.95 DESS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 268 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 "Let it be hid": price tags, trade-offs, and economies 1 -- 2 Rescripting Shakespeare's contemporaries 38 -- 3 Adjustments and improvements 64 -- 4 Inserting an intermission/interval 94 -- 5 What's in an ending? Rescripting final scenes 109 -- 6 Rescripting stage directions and actions 136 -- 7 Compressing Henry VI 166 -- 8 Tamings of the shrews: rescripting the First Folio 185 -- 9 Editor as rescripter 209 -- Conclusion: what's not here 235 -- Appendix Productions cited 241.
Summary Alan Dessen examines the pluses and minuses of directors' rescripting or rewrighting of Shakespeare's playtexts.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- 1950-
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism, Textual.
Theater -- Production and direction -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0521810299
0521007984 (paperback)