The Shakespeare promptbooks

a descriptive catalogue by Charles Harlen Shattuck

Publisher: University of Illinois Press in Urbana

Written in English
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  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- Sources -- Catalogs,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production,
  • Promptbooks -- Catalogs

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Charles H. Shattuck.
LC ClassificationsPR3091 .S4
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 553 p.
Number of Pages553
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5941184M
LC Control Number65011737

Engaging the play's extensive body of criticism, the book contextualizes the most provocative questions raised by the day and provides considerable new evidence about Shakespeare's possible sources and his innovative use of them, especially usury and merchantry, Judaism and Christianity, biblical and classical allusion, stage law and verbal. We have resumed some on-campus services, including book pickup, virtual consultations, Shakespeare Promptbooks. Collection Shakespeare Promptbooks. This collection of more than annotated scripts reflects the many ways in which performers made Shakespeare’s plays their own. William Shakespeare is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the English language. He was born on or around 23 April in Stratford-upon-Avon, the eldest son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous glover and local dignitary, and Mary Arden, the daughter of a wealthy farmer. There are no. The Folger Shakespeare Library is an independent research library on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in the United has the world's largest collection of the printed works of William Shakespeare, and is a primary repository for rare materials from the early modern period (–). The library was established by Henry Clay Folger in association with his wife, Emily Jordan Folger.

This book is a great example of how stage directions traveled from prompter to prompter, and from stage to stage: on the fourth page, an inscription reads: “Correctly marked from the Covent Garden Prompt Book by D.A. Sarzedas-Prompter, Tremont Theatre, Boston. Octr. 25th , Property of Thos. Barry”.   The World Shakespeare Bibliography Online provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced from to the present. In celebration of the enduring inspiration of William Shakespeare’s plays, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will present an exhibition in its Astor Gallery. Using artifacts from the Library’s own collections, the exhibition will document the on-going popularity of Shakespeare’s plays in North America from Colonial times to present day.   The Folger’s Shakespeare collection began in with Henry Folger’s very first rare book purchase: a copy of the Fourth Folio, for which he paid $ Today the collection boasts nearly early quartos of Shakespeare plays, as well as .

Frontispiece. The works of Mr. William Shakespear in six volumes, Back in August the Folger Shakespeare Library unsealed their alm digital image archive! An absolute treasure-trove of material related to Shakespeare, the collection contains books, theater memorabilia, manuscripts, art, and more for your online perusal. Through the Digital Image Collection, you can: Compare 19th. Jul 8, - Shakespeare in the theatre over the centuries. From prints and portraits of famous Shakespearean actors and artists' impression of scenes to costumes designed for theatrical performances and stills from recent stagings. See more ideas about Shakespeare pins. Looking for an inspection copy? This title is not currently available on inspection × ×.

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The Shakespeare promptbooks in the Harvard Theatre Collection at Houghton Library form an extraordinary record of more than years' worth of theatrical productions, from a staging of King Lear to recent productions at Harvard’s own Loeb Drama Center.

The annotated scripts, over in all, reflect the many ways in which performers made Shakespeare’s plays their own. Shakespeare, William,Shakespeare, William,Promptbooks Publisher Urbana, University of Illinois Press Collection americana Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Contributor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Language The Shakespeare promptbooks book InCharles H.

Shattuck, eminent Shakespearean scholar and professor of English at the University of Illinois, published The Shakespeare Promptbooks; a Descriptive Catalogue. He painstakingly tracked down hundreds of prompt books from libraries, museums and private collections all over the world, and compiled information about them in order to aid other Shakespearean scholars.

Shakespeare promptbooks. Urbana, University of Illinois Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare: Document Type: Book: All.

Shakespearean Prompt-Books of the Seventeenth Century. Edited by G. Blakemore Evans. Published by the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia.

These The Shakespeare promptbooks book are studies of the stage texts used in various seventeenth-century performances of Shakespeare's plays.

THE Padua Macbethprompt-book forms the first volume in a series of seventeenth-century Shakespearean prompt-books to be published under the auspices of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia. The prompt-book is reproduced in collotype facsimile (reduced in size by 10 per.

In addition to those, the collection also has 2, promptbooks, a treasure trove for scholars of Shakespeare performance. Promptbooks are marked copies of plays prepared for professional productions.

Thanks to books like these, we can peer into the minds of theater-makers from more than years ago and see how they imagined the play. Promptbooks. The Folger collection includes over 1, promptbooks, about half of which are for Shakespearean productions.

Strictly speaking, “promptbooks” are play texts marked up prior to performance in order to indicate for the stage prompter the cuts, changes, additions, entrances and exits, and other stage business he is to follow in conducting the performance. “The prompt book is the production’s bible, containing a wealth of instructions and information alongside the basic text of the play,” as an introductory article on Shakespeare in Performance explains.

Here are a few examples of prompt books from Shakespeare Under the Stars productions: King Henry VIII Prompt Book. Inhe published The Shakespeare Promptbooks: A Descriptive Catalog, at the time a near-complete compendium of information about promptbooks belonging to libraries all over the world, from the Folger Shakespeare Library to LPA.

Each promptbook was assigned a “Shattuck number” within each play title. These prompt books tell the story of Shakespeare’s plays as they were performed in theatres throughout Great Britain, the United States and internationally, between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries.

A prompt book is the main copy of a production script. John Philip Kemble Promptbooks [The Folger Facsimiles: Promptbooks, Series I] Shattuck, Charles H. (editor) Published by University Press of Virginia for the Folger Shakespeare Library, Charlottesville, VA and Washington, D.

It has long been recognized that the Folio was heavily influenced by promptbooks from the theatre, so major changes introduced in it were thought of as theatrical corruptions to Shakespeare’s work. Wells and Taylor argued that Shakespeare was a working member of the acting company, however, and if the Folio records revisions made to the.

Shakespeare, William, Shakespearean prompt-books of the seventeenth century. Charlottesville, Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, (OCoLC) Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors.

A multi-institutional collaboration between over 30 partner institutions, Shakespeare Documented is the largest and most authoritative collection of primary-source materials documenting the life of William Shakespeare (), bringing together all known manuscript and print references to Shakespeare, his works, and additional references to his family, in his lifetime and shortly thereafter.

In Case revised, braille William Shakespeare University Press, Drama; Shakespeare; Audiobooks; Drama; Drama / Shakespeare; English drama; English drama (Comedy); English literature; Florence (Italy); Literary Criticism / Shakespeare; Married women; Miniature books; Promptbooks; Runaway husbands Reviews:   The Shakespearean Prompt-books of the Seventeenth Century project (Evans ), housed in the Bibliographical Society of the University of Western Virginia, is a good example of an application of existing TEI to pre-modern performance texts.

The database is now available here: Romeo and Juliet Searchable Database for Prompt Books “The Oxford Romeo and Juliet: Prompt-books as Evidence of Theatre History” By Jill Levenson.

Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet provides an ideal test case for an editorial approach which emphasizes the history of the play in performance. In the first place, it originates in two substantive texts (Q1 in.

Fully-searchable database with information on approximately prompt-books for productions of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Productions range from the seventeenth century to.

Teaching Shakespeare A special issue based on ideas raised at the University of Warwick’s Teaching Early Modern Drama symposium.

It addresses primary, secondary and tertiary education, and includes articles on Shakespeare in Iraq and Poland, as well as the application of early modern drama for social justice, mental health and prison education.

Categories: Promptbooks. Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Get Books. Books about Shakespeare's Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. With extensive quotation from contemporary commentators and detail from unpublished promptbooks, the edition offers both an accessible account of the play's changing meanings and a valuable resource for further research.

This book explores the revivals of Shakespeare's history plays during the Victorian period, as staged by the famous actor-manager Charles Kean. Between andKean produced celebrated productions of Henry V, Henry VIII, King John, Macbeth and Richard II, renowned for their unprecendented attention to antiquarian detail in sets, costumes, and properties (many of which are.

promptbook. (ˈprɒmptˌbʊk) n. (Theatre) the production script of a play containing notes, cues, etc. Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition © HarperCollins Publishers,: All's Well That Ends Well () by Shakespeare, William and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.

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Classics, anthologies, and unique. Early Modern Playhouse Manuscripts and the Editing of Shakespeare argues for editing Shakespeare's plays in a new way, without pretending to distinguish authorial from theatrical versions.

Drawing on the work of the influential scholars A. Pollard and W. Greg, Werstine tackles the difficult. ‎Early Modern Playhouse Manuscripts and the Editing of Shakespeare argues for editing Shakespeare's plays in a new way, without pretending to distinguish authorial from theatrical versions.

Drawing on the work of the influential scholars A. Pollard and W. Greg, Werstine tackles the difficult is. Author: William Shakespeare Publisher: ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, Kindle Category: Promptbooks Languages: en Pages: View: Get Book.

Book Description. The Printing and Proof-Reading of the First Folio of Shakespeare. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, In the most arduous study of a single book ever undertaken, Hinman attempts to reconstruct how the Shakespeare First Folio of was set into type and run off the press, sheet by sheet.

English: This is the prompt book from and staging of Hamlet by English actor and manager Henry Irving (), in which he experimented with using limelight (burning calcium oxide) to represent the ghost of Hamlet’s father. TS Promptbooks ShHarvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.Shakespeares Merchant Of Venice Shakespeares Merchant Of Venice by William Shakespeare.

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Drama on the world stage: prompt books [non-Shakespeare] and performance records. Series 1, The Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C.: an inventory to the Research Publications microform collection.

PNP7 F6 Copy 1; Harvard Theatre Collection. "Shakespeare promptbooks in the Harvard Theatre Collection.".