Shakespeare's Advice to the Players.

This is the ebook edition of Peter Hall's best-selling guide to acting Shakespeare that has sold over 10,000 copies. This is a new edition for a new generation - compact and concise with the facts, the way modern students and actors need it. The pay off the book according to Sir Peter is simple...

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Bibliographic Details
Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Hall, Peter, 1930-2017.
Format: eBook
Published:London : OBERON Books Ltd, 2012.
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Dedication page; Acknowledgements; Part One; Prologue; Shakespeare's Advice to the Players; Blank Verse; Improvisation; The Text; The Sanctity of the Line; Verse; The Structure of the Line; The Caesura; Monosyllables; Pauses; Rhyme; Prose; Rhetorical devices; Metaphor and Simile; Antithesis; Alliteration; Assonance and Onomatopoeia; Paradox; Puns; Hyperbole; Personification; Pronunciation; Bawdy; The Actor's work on himself; Telling; Part Two Analyses of twenty key speeches from Shakespeare; Part Three On a Personal Note.