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Painting Shakespeare red an East-European appropriation by Aleksandŭr Shurbanov

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Published by University of Delaware Press, Associated University Presses in Newark, London .
Written in English



  • Europe, Eastern,
  • Europe, Eastern.


  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- Europe, Eastern.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Appreciation -- Europe, Eastern.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Political and social views.,
  • English drama -- Appreciation -- Europe, Eastern.,
  • Communism and literature -- Europe, Eastern.,
  • Theater -- Europe, Eastern -- History.,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Intellectual life.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-299) and index.

StatementAlexander Shurbanov and Boika Sokolova.
ContributionsSokolova, Boika.
LC ClassificationsPR3109.E2 S56 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination308 p. :
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6792547M
ISBN 100874137268
LC Control Number00057757

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Painting Shakespeare explores the tradition of critical and interpretive painting and engraving that developed when eighteenth-century artists rejected the depiction of Shakespeare's plays in performance to produce images based on the new scholarly editions. The opening chapter locates Shakespeare painting alongside contemporary performance, editing and criticism, and discusses its relation to.   The painting is interesting because it’s a representation of Shakespeare’s original text at a time when a very different script was being used on stage. The version of King Lear altered by Nahum Tate was popular from around the s, and, among other changes, Tate created a happy ending, with Cordelia on the throne and the strength of the.   Painting Shakespeare shows how painters and engravers produced important interpretations of Shakespeare's plays at a time when written criticism was still developing. Richly illustrated with over a hundred pictures including a colour plate section, the book provides the most complete critical history of Shakespeare painting and engraving in Author: Stuart Sillars.   I have a Shakespeare book from it has no dust cover. It is red with gold writing. It is called The complete works of William Shakespeare. It has a picture and a "to the reader" blurb by Ben: Jons read more.

There are only two portraits that definitively portray William Shakespeare, both of which are is the engraving that appears on the title-page of the First Folio, published in , and the other is the sculpture that adorns his memorial in Stratford upon Avon, which dates from before Experts and critics have argued that several other paintings from the period may represent.   The provenance of the painting, though far from complete, is the best of any of the alternatives. According to an early 18th-century source it was owned by . Finally, The RSC Shakespeare or Modern Library Shakespeare (ed. Bate and Rasmussen) opts for reprinting the First Folio texts over any others when available. The First Folio is one of the most important and influential books of all time, and as far as I can tell Bate and Rasmussen have edited it well, but I don’t think it holds editorial.   Painting Shakespeare. – and is a faculty member of Rare Book School at the University of Virginia, where she teaches “Introduction to the History of Book Illustration” every summer. Erin holds a B.A. (Hons.) in History and Art History from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, and a Ph.D. in Art History.

Placing Shakespeare painting --Play, iconography and social discourse in Hogarth's Shakespeare --Landscape, readership and convention, --Fuseli and the uses of iconography --George Romney: meditations of a volatile fancy --Shakespeare in riper years gave me his hand: William Blake --General ideas and the familiar pathetic: neo-classical. A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories is her first children's book. Angela McAllister is the author of over 80 books for children and teens. Her books have won several awards, including the Red House Book Award for 'Yuck! That's Not a Monster!' and the Stockport and Portsmouth Awards for 'My Mum has X Reviews: Few people have written about the use of images in Shakespeare's plays and poems. This is Stuart Sillars’ third book on the subject, and his earlier works include The Illustrated Shakespeare, – (Cambridge, ) and Painting Shakespeare: The Artist as Critic, – (Cambridge, ). Breaking with tradition.   The World Behind Shakespeare's Art. A bird’s-eye view of London etched by Wenceslaus Hollar in the authors of the exhibition book write that Venice had been chosen as .