class 4 notes (beginning of test 2)

class 4 notes (beginning of test 2) - about the play itself...

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00:16 Teatro Olympico Shakespeare and the Globe William Shakespeare (1564-1616) The Bard – “Not of an age but for all time.” Bardolotry – don’t read Webster or Marlowe but are tormented with Shakespeare WHY?? Something about the man and the mystique? Something about people who teach theatre and English? Something about the characters? Something about the stories? Whether comedy, tragedy, history, or romance, they all have lasting effect The Bard Theatre should have a lasting impact From page to screen Every performance is a collaborative interpretation Historicize a production vs. adaptation Both usually reveal more about the period putting on the play or making the film than 
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Unformatted text preview: about the play itself Films possess a different syntax than plays Henry V English going to battle; very outnumbered Decimated French with longbows Henry gets troops into a fervor with great speech Crispin’s Day Speech Taming of the Shrew The Bard Theatre should have a lasting impact Shakespeare is able to Produce basic and complex renditions of human intellect and emotions Psychology before there was psychology; realism before there was a great deal of it Create pivotal versions of stories that continue to be repeated Serve as a nostalgic reminder of things for Theatre (and English) people 00:16 00:16...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2012 for the course THEA 104 taught by Professor Tague during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.

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