Shakespeare s Memory Theatre

Wilder examines the excessive remembering of figures such as Romeo, Falstaff, and Hamlet as a way of defining Shakespeare's theatricality.

Shakespeare s Memory Theatre

Author: Lina Perkins Wilder

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521764556

Page: 221

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Wilder examines the excessive remembering of figures such as Romeo, Falstaff, and Hamlet as a way of defining Shakespeare's theatricality.

Shakespeare Memory and Performance

This collection by leading Shakespeare scholars, first published in 2006, brings together memory and performance.

Shakespeare  Memory and Performance

Author: Peter Holland

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521863805

Page: 357

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This collection by leading Shakespeare scholars, first published in 2006, brings together memory and performance.

Cognition in the Globe

This book seeks to answer a seemingly simple question: how did they do it? Drawing upon work in philosophy and the cognitive sciences, it proposes that the cognitive work of theatre is distributed across body, brain, and world.

Cognition in the Globe

Author: E. Tribble

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230118518

Page: 200

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Early modern playing companies performed up to six different plays a week and mounted new plays frequently. This book seeks to answer a seemingly simple question: how did they do it? Drawing upon work in philosophy and the cognitive sciences, it proposes that the cognitive work of theatre is distributed across body, brain, and world.

Shakespeare and Memory

Shakespeare and Memory explores Shakespeare's plays and poems in the light of current interest in memory studies. It sets out key features of the historical, religious, and cultural context of Shakespeare's own time.

Shakespeare and Memory

Author: Hester Lees-Jeffries

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199674256

Page: 228

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Hamlet's father's Ghost asks his son to 'Remember me!', but how did people remember around 1600? And how do we remember now? Shakespeare and Memory brings together classical and early modern sources, theatre history, performance, material culture, and cognitive psychology and neuroscience in order to explore ideas about memory in Shakespeare's plays and poems. It argues that, when Shakespeare was writing, ideas about memory were undergoing a kind of crisis, as both the technologies of memory (print, the theatre itself) and the belief structures underpinning ideas about memory underwent rapid change. And it suggests that this crisis might be mirrored in our own time, when, despite all the increasing gadgetry at our disposal, memory can still be recovered, falsified, corrupted, or wiped: only we ourselves can remember, but the workings of memory remain mysterious. Shakespeare and Memory draws on works from all stages of Shakespeare's career, with a particular focus on Hamlet, the Sonnets, Twelfth Night, and The Winter's Tale. It considers some little things: what's Hamlet writing on? And why does Orsino think he smells violets? And it asks some big questions: how should the dead be remembered? What's the relationship between memory and identity? And is it art, above all, that enables love and beauty, memory and identity, to endure in the face of loss, time, and death?

Shakespeare and the Second World War

The essays demonstrate how the wide variety of ways in which Shakespeare has been recycled, reviewed, and reinterpreted from 1939_1945 are both illuminated by and continue to illuminate the War today.

Shakespeare and the Second World War

Author: Irene Rima Makaryk

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442644028

Page: 338

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Shakespeare's works occupy a prismatic and complex position in world culture: they straddle both the high and the low, the national and the foreign, literature and theatre. The Second World War presents a fascinating case study of this phenomenon: most, if not all, of its combatants have laid claim to Shakespeare and have called upon his work to convey their society's self-image. In wartime, such claims frequently brought to the fore a crisis of cultural identity and of competing ownership of this 'universal' author. Despite this, the role of Shakespeare during the Second World War has not yet been examined or documented in any depth. Shakespeare and the Second World War provides the first sustained international, collaborative incursion into this terrain. The essays demonstrate how the wide variety of ways in which Shakespeare has been recycled, reviewed, and reinterpreted from 1939–1945 are both illuminated by and continue to illuminate the War today.

Shakespearean Intersections

3 (83–106), 91, on “a remembering theatrical community,” and Anthony B.
Dawson's “The Arithmetic of Memory: Shakespeare's Theatre and the National
Past,” Shakespeare Survey 52 (1999): 54–67. Her “Henry plays” chapter does
not ...

Shakespearean Intersections

Author: Patricia Parker

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 0812249747

Page: 424

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Providing innovative and interdisciplinary perspectives on Shakespeare's plays, Patricia Parker offers a series of dazzling readings that demonstrate how easy-to-overlook textual or semantic details reverberate within and beyond the Shakespearean text, and suggest that the boundary between language and context is an incontinent divide.

Directors Theatre

MODERNITY: SHAKESPEARE'S. MEMORY. AND. AS. YOU. LIKE. IT. The
culminating example of the development of Stein's approach to directing came in
1976 and 1977 with his work on Shakespeare. The company devoted two years
to this ...

Directors    Theatre

Author: David Bradby and David Williams

Publisher: Red Globe Press

ISBN: 1352007959

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The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Memory

The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Memory introduces this vibrant field of study to students and scholars, whilst defining and extending critical debates in the area.

The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Memory

Author: Andrew Hiscock

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317596846

Page: 362

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The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Memory introduces this vibrant field of study to students and scholars, whilst defining and extending critical debates in the area. The book begins with a series of "Critical Introductions" offering an overview of memory in particular areas of Shakespeare such as theatre, print culture, visual arts, post-colonial adaptation and new media. These essays both introduce the topic but also explore specific areas such as the way in which Shakespeare’s representation in the visual arts created a national and then a global poet. The entries then develop into more specific studies of the genre of Shakespeare, with sections on Tragedy, History, Comedy and Poetry, which include insightful readings of specific key plays. The book ends with a state of the art review of the area, charting major contributions to the debate, and illuminating areas for further study. The international range of contributors explore the nature of memory in religious, political, emotional and economic terms which are not only relevant to Shakespearean times, but to the way we think and read now.

Shakespeare in the Romanian Cultural Memory

Shakespeare's. Decalogue: English. Histories. in. Romania. The ALLIANCE
BETWEEN HISTORY AND THEATER ... to an awareness of their theatrical
proportions and re-actualizes the issue of how the potential renderings of
Shakespeare's ...

Shakespeare in the Romanian Cultural Memory

Author: Monica Matei-Chesnoiu

Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press

ISBN: 9780838640814

Page: 272

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This book, with a foreword by Arthur F. Kinney, covers the majorissues of the stage history and translation in the negotiation betweenRomanian culture and Shakespeare, raising questions about what aShakespeare play becomes when incorporated in a different andallegedly liminal culture. The study reflects the growingcross-fertilization of approaching Shakespeare in Romaniantranslations, productions, literary adaptations, and criticism, looking atthe way in which Romania's collective cultural memory is constructed, re-examined, and embedded in the adoption of Shakespeare in certainperiods. While it posits the problematics in the historical developmentof Shakespeare's presence in Romanian culture, the study gives adetailed history of the translations and productions of the plays, focusing on the most significant aspects of their literary, social, andpolitical appropriation over the past two centurie

Embodied Cognition and Shakespeare s Theatre

Scholars in Shakespeare Studies might be expected to view with suspicion any
explanation of culture or society based ... in Cognition in the Globe: Attention and
Memory in Shakespeare's Theatre.4 I demonstrate that studies into distributed ...

Embodied Cognition and Shakespeare s Theatre

Author: Laurie Johnson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134449216

Page: 268

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This collection considers issues that have emerged in Early Modern Studies in the past fifteen years relating to understandings of mind and body in Shakespeare’s world. Informed by The Body in Parts, the essays in this book respond also to the notion of an early modern ‘body-mind’ in which Shakespeare and his contemporaries are understood in terms of bodily parts and cognitive processes. What might the impact of such understandings be on our picture of Shakespeare’s theatre or on our histories of the early modern period, broadly speaking? This book provides a wide range of approaches to this challenge, covering histories of cognition, studies of early modern stage practices, textual studies, and historical phenomenology, as well as new cultural histories by some of the key proponents of this approach at the present time. Because of the breadth of material covered, full weight is given to issues that are hotly debated at the present time within Shakespeare Studies: presentist scholarship is presented alongside more historically-focused studies, for example, and phenomenological studies of material culture are included along with close readings of texts. What the contributors have in common is a refusal to read the work of Shakespeare and his contemporaries either psychologically or materially; instead, these essays address a willingness to study early modern phenomena (like the Elizabethan stage) as manifesting an early modern belief in the embodiment of cognition.

Shakespeare and Modern Theatre

This theater reminds many peuple of Shakespeare's Globe; my only question is.
can we use it for playing Shakespeare? ... a hunger that has also shaped the
most notorious theater built in recent memory: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on
the ...

Shakespeare and Modern Theatre

Author: Michael Bristol

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134601190

Page: 224

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First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Shakespeare s Theatre

' Review of English Studies Shakespeare belonged to a successful theatre company. This book is about that company during its ten best years.

Shakespeare s Theatre

Author: Peter Thomson

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415051484

Page: 199

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Concentrating on performance, Thomson reviews the commercial and artistic priorities of Shakespeare and the brilliant and hardheaded group of actors who formed his company during the heyday of the Globe Playhouse, from 1599 to 1608

Shakespeare s Theatres and the Effects of Performance

Her most recent book is Cognition in the Globe: Attention and Memory in
Shakespeare's Theatre. She is at work on a new project entitled 'Ecologies of
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Shakespeare s Theatres and the Effects of Performance

Author: Farah Karim Cooper

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408157055

Page: 306

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How did Elizabethan and Jacobean acting companies create their visual and aural effects? What materials were available to them and how did they influence staging and writing? What impact did the sensations of theatre have on early modern audiences? How did the construction of the playhouses contribute to technological innovations in the theatre? What effect might these innovations have had on the writing of plays? Shakespeare's Theatres and The Effects of Performance is a landmark collection of essays by leading international scholars addressing these and other questions to create a unique and comprehensive overview of the practicalities and realities of the theatre in the early modern period.

Peter Stein Germany s Leading Theatre Director

7 Confrontation with Shakespeare - Shakespeare ' s Memory and As You Like It
For centuries Shakespeare has occupied a special place in German theatre . In
the seventeenth century wandering English players toured Germany with crude ...

Peter Stein  Germany s Leading Theatre Director

Author: Michael Patterson

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521295024

Page: 186

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From interviews and archives, Michael Patterson vividly recreates Stein's performances of varied theatrical texts.

Memory of the Body

The Memory of the Body highlights a number of dramatic personalities and personages: authors and directors Witkiewicz, Brecht, Kantor, Grotoswki, Ingmar Bergman, Wedekind; Tilly Newes on the stage in turn-of-the-century Vienna; the all-too ...

Memory of the Body

Author: Jan Kott

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

ISBN: 0810110431

Page: 153

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To see through the eyes of essayist and dramaturge Jan Kott is to gain in knowledge not just of the theater but also of human culture. Since his Shakespeare Our Contemporary appeared in English in 1964, Kott's work has altered--and strengthened--the way critics and the public approach the theater as a whole. The Memory of the Body highlights a number of dramatic personalities and personages: authors and directors Witkiewicz, Brecht, Kantor, Grotoswki, Ingmar Bergman, Wedekind; Tilly Newes on the stage in turn-of-the-century Vienna; the all-too-mortal, two-thirds divine Gilgamesh; and a shaman in rural Korea. In a style flecked with passion, poignancy, and wit, Kott moves beyond a mere discussion of theater to speak of eroticism, painting, love, and death.

Memory in Shakespeare s Histories

Unless otherwise noted, all citations from Shakespeare'splays refer to the
individual New Cambridge Shakespeare editions, Brian Gibbons,general editor.
5.Phyllis ... Theatrical City: Culture, Theatre andPolitics in London, 1576–1649,
ed.

Memory in Shakespeare s Histories

Author: Jonathan Baldo

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136497684

Page: 218

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A distinguishing feature of Shakespeare’s later histories is the prominent role he assigns to the need to forget. This book explore the ways in which Shakespeare expanded the role of forgetting in histories from King John to Henry V, as England contended with what were perceived to be traumatic breaks in its history and in the fashioning of a sense of nationhood. For plays ostensibly designed to recover the past and make it available to the present, they devote remarkable attention to the ways in which states and individuals alike passively neglect or actively suppress the past and rewrite history. Two broad and related historical developments caused remembering and forgetting to occupy increasingly prominent and equivocal positions in Shakespeare’s history plays: an emergent nationalism and the Protestant Reformation. A growth in England’s sense of national identity, constructed largely in opposition to international Catholicism, caused historical memory to appear a threat as well as a support to the sense of unity. The Reformation caused many Elizabethans to experience a rupture between their present and their Catholic past, a condition that is reflected repeatedly in the history plays, where the desire to forget becomes implicated with traumatic loss. Both of these historical shifts resulted in considerable fluidity and uncertainty in the values attached to historical memory and forgetting. Shakespeare’s histories, in short, become increasingly equivocal about the value of their own acts of recovery and recollection.

The Theatre

Those of us who had the misfortune to see Irving's Hamlet or Macbeth discovered
, unless I am hugely mistaken , nothing tragic in the skulking murderer there
represented . Who that is loyal to Shakespeare's memory can sit calmly to see
libels ...

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