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Author: Jay L. Halio
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Keywords: performance, shakespeare, dream, night, midsummer
Number of Pages: 208
Published: 2003-09-20
List price: $26.95
ISBN-10: 0719062217
ISBN-13: 9780719062216

After an historical survey of A Midsummer Night’s Dream from Shakespeare’s time through to the 19th century, Jay Halio focuses primarily on 20th century productions and adaptations, for film and television as well as for the stage. Chapters are devoted to productions by Max Reinhardt, Peter Hall, Robert Lepage, and especially to Peter Brook’s landmark production in 1970 and the reactions to it. Using a wealth of personal experience, as well as original promptbooks and critical reviews, Halio shows how differently but still very effectively the play may be staged, as the wide

Author: Jay L. Halio
Publisher: Greenwood
Keywords: guides, shakespeare, greenwood, play, lear, guide, king
Number of Pages: 152
Published: 2001-09-30
List price: $88.95
ISBN-10: 031331618x
ISBN-13: 9780313316180

Authors:David Bevington, Jay Halio,
Publisher: Associated Univ Pr
Keywords: honor, america, bicentennial, criticism, shakespearean, pattern, excelling, nature, shakespeare
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 1978-09-01
List price: $38.50
ISBN-10: 0874131294
ISBN-13: 9780874131291

Authors:William Shakespeare, Jay L. Halio,
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: oxford, shakespeare, classics, world, merchant, venice
Number of Pages: 256
Published: 2008-05-15
List price: $10.95
ISBN-10: 019953585X
ISBN-13: 9780199535859

This edition of The Merchant of Venice, based on a fresh examination of the early editions, includes an exceptionally lucid and accessible introduction which addresses Shakespeare’s attitude toward Semitism and establishes the cultural, historical, and literary context in which Shakespeare wrote the play. An interesting range of production photographs and drawings of Renaissance merchants and Jews, and a survey of the play’s stage history ranging from discussions of its early staging to important twentieth-century productions and performances outside England, particularly

Authors:William Shakespeare, John Fletcher, Jay L. Halio,
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: oxford, shakespeare, true, viii, henry, king
Number of Pages: 240
Published: 2000-02-10
List price: $135.00
ISBN-10: 0198130015
ISBN-13: 9780198130017

This is the first fully annotated and comprehensive modern-spelling edition of King Henry VIII to appear for over a decade. It makes full use of current scholarship on the dating, authorship, printing, and sources of the play, as well as critical interpretations. The editor concludes that Shakespeare and his younger colleague John Fletcher worked on the script together but that Shakespeare was probably the guiding spirit.
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