Role-playing in Shakespeare by Thomas F. Van Laan

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .

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  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Role playing in literature

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StatementThomas F. Van Laan.
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LC ClassificationsPR3069.R59 V36
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Paginationx, 267 p. ;
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4295900M
ISBN 100802053564
LC Control Number78323968

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Role-playing in Shakespeare Book Description: The wide scope of this enquiry, taking in all of Shakespeare’s plays, and the thoroughness with which Van Laan has pursued his argument provide a coherent and illuminating perspective on two of the most intriguing qualities of Shakespeare’s work as a whole: the sense of continuity and the sense.

It's central conceit - the self-consciousness of role-playing embedded in various parts - is a prescient examination helpful to both scholars and actors. Along with Bernard Beckerman's book on the Globe Theater, Granville-Barker's Prefaces, and Bradley's study of the central tragic figures, it was an important book during my own college by: Role-playing in Shakespeare.

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genre Historical drama, military drama. language English. time and place written Probably –London. date of first publication (in quarto), (in folio). tone The tone of the play alternates between very serious drama and rollicking comedy.

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Macbeth is a gifted leader, a fierce warrior, an imaginative, sensitive soul. Analyze the crowds of plebeians. How does Shakespeare portray them. Discuss the character of Menenius. What role does he play in the tragedy. Compare and contrast the way the play portrays war: the display of brute force but also honor and politics--the display of subtle wits and diplomacy but also manipulation and role-playing.

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The reference here is to the myth of Diana and Actaeon, documented in Book 3 of Ovid’s Metamorphoses. The virgin goddess, accidentally seen naked by the unfortunate hunter, Actaeon, grows furious and turns him into a stag to be run down and torn to shreds by his own hunting dogs.

Give every group different Shakespeare’s book (Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, etc.) Let pupils choose a part of the book on which they will role-play in front of the whole class (or videotape themselves and play it in from of the class if setting is needed).

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