Language and character
John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of language to define character, and his characters' use of heightened language to achieve their intentions. Explores the Elizabethan relish of words and the use of Elizabethan English in the development of Shakespeare's characters.
Barton, John 1928; Evans, Nick; Carlaw, John; Snell, Andrew; Bragg, Melvyn 1939
Films for the Humanities (Firm); Royal Shakespeare Company
Literature, Print Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Theater; Literature, Print Culture; English language Early modern, 1500-1700; Literature, Print Culture; Performing Arts
North America; United States; New Jersey
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- In Copyright
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- Physical Description
51 minutes; color
Access condition: campus-only.
Cast: Sinead Cusack, Lisa Harrow, Ben Kingsley, Michael Pennington, Roger Rees, Patrick Stewart, David Suchet, Michael Williams. Cameramen, Lisle Middleditch, Mike Paterson ; graphic design, Tony Oldfield ; music, Guy Woolfenden.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-089895; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1255; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/769; OCLC: ocm11965051; Catalog Key: alephsys001309191
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