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Shakespeare and the sense of performance

Shakespeare and the sense of performance

essays in the tradition of performance criticism in honor of Bernard Beckerman

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Published by University of Delaware Press, Associated University Presses in Newark, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history,
  • Beckerman, Bernard

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Other titlesPerformance criticism in honor of Bernard Beckerman.
    Statementedited by Marvin and Ruth Thompson.
    ContributionsBeckerman, Bernard., Thompson, Marvin., Thompson, Ruth, 1927-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3091 .S34 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination259 p. :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2407024M
    ISBN 100874133327
    LC Control Number87040327


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