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Title: Shakespeare and the thirties : representations of the past in contemporary performance
Author: Rogers, Jami
ISNI:       0000 0004 2708 4937
Awarding Body: University of Birmingham
Current Institution: University of Birmingham
Date of Award: 2011
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This thesis examines the performance history of Shakespeare focusing on those productions performed as a period analogue of the nineteen-thirties. It engages with the material in two ways. It first attempts to locate influences that have led to the development of this style of performance, finding correlations with both theatrical and televisual drama. It then examines the productions as performed, focusing on the construction of scenography and actor performances. Throughout the analysis, this thesis engages with shifts in the representation of the historical past on both stage and screen.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID:  DOI: Not available
Keywords: DA Great Britain ; PN0080 Criticism ; PN0441 Literary History ; PN1993 Motion Pictures ; PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater