Shakespeare and the Cultures of Performance

Shakespeare and the Cultures of Performance

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Using the tools of theatre history in their investigation into the phenomenology of the performance experience, the essays here also consider the social, ideological and institutional contingencies that determine the production and reception of the living spectacle. The contributors strive to bring better understanding to Shakespeare's imaginative investment in the relationship between theatrical production and the emotional, intellectual and cultural effects of performance broadly defined in social terms.This is another way of asking: what can modern productions do with Troilus and Cressida 26 Respectively: Howard ... in this play today is the marketing of a car a€” Toyotaa#39;s Cressida model, manufactured from the late 1970s into the 1990s.

Title:Shakespeare and the Cultures of Performance
Author:Paul Edward Yachnin, Patricia Badir
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2008


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