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Shakespeare and the players by C. Walter Hodges

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Published by Coward-McCann in New York .
Written in English



  • England,
  • London


  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- To 1625.,
  • Theater -- England -- London -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprinted, 1963.

Statementwritten and illustrated by C. Walter Hodges; with a foreword by Allardyce Nicoll.
LC ClassificationsPN2596.L6 H586 1949
The Physical Object
Pagination100 p.
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6048383M
LC Control Number49008016

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All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages. William Shakespeare. Author Profession: Dramatist. Nationality: English. Born: Ap Died: Ap Find on Amazon: William Shakespeare. Shakespeare’s Players on Postcards. By Harry Rusche, PhD. J. C. Trewin in Shakespeare on the English Stage describes an “indulgent picture-book” production of As You Like It mounted by Oscar Asche at His Majesty’s Theatre in Asche used “a collection of moss-grown logs, two thousand pots of fern, large clumps of bamboo, and. the Shakespeare family wrote the name, and in the council-book of the corporation of Stratford, where it is introduced one hundred and sixty-six times during the period that the dramatist’s father was a member of the municipal body, there are fourteen different spellings. . Books Published by The Young Shakespeare Players The Actor’s (and Intelligent Reader’s) Guide to the Language of Shakespeare, by Richard DiPrima. Yes, there is a reason for yet another book on the language of William Shakespeare. This one is intended to help the actor (or intelligent reader) to master the forms of Shakespeare’s language.

OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, map (on lining papers) ; 19 cm: Contents: The strolling players --The Queen at Kenilworth --The first "plaie howses" --Shakespeare comes to London --A day at the playhouse --The upstart crow --Shakespeare's progress --Top of the bill --The boy players --The Globe --A performance of Richard III --Stage music --Essex's rebellion --Ben. Acceptable. Shakespeare & the players; by Hodges, C. Walter. Binding: Hardcover. Weight: Lbs. Product Group: Book. Istextbook: No. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend /5(7). Get this from a library! Shakespeare and the players,. [C Walter Hodges] -- Traces the growth of the Theater in Elizabethan times, illustrating how the famous London playhouses may have looked when a play was put on. The book outlines Shakespeare's connection with the. : The Players: A Novel of the Young Shakespeare: Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be Range: $ - $