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Living with Shakespeare: Essays by Writers, Actors, and Directors

Living with Shakespeare Essays by Writers Actors and Directors Why Shakespeare What explains our continued fascination with his poems and plays In Living with Shakespeare Susannah Carson invites actors directors scholars and writers to reflect on why his w

  • Title: Living with Shakespeare: Essays by Writers, Actors, and Directors
  • Author: Susannah Carson Harold Bloom Freda Foh Shen Hakeem Kae Kazim Nicol Zanzarella Simon Prebble Steven Brand Keith Szarabajka
  • ISBN: 9781522693222
  • Page: 102
  • Format: MP3 CD
  • Why Shakespeare What explains our continued fascination with his poems and plays In Living with Shakespeare, Susannah Carson invites 40 actors, directors, scholars, and writers to reflect on why his work is still such a vital part of our culture.We hear from James Earl Jones on reclaiming Othello as a tragic hero, Julie Taymor on turning Prospero into Prospera, Camille PWhy Shakespeare What explains our continued fascination with his poems and plays In Living with Shakespeare, Susannah Carson invites 40 actors, directors, scholars, and writers to reflect on why his work is still such a vital part of our culture.We hear from James Earl Jones on reclaiming Othello as a tragic hero, Julie Taymor on turning Prospero into Prospera, Camille Paglia on teaching the plays to actors, F Murray Abraham on gaining an audience s sympathy for Shylock, Sir Ben Kingsley on communicating Shakespeare s ideas through performance, Germaine Greer on the playwright s home life, Dame Harriet Walter on the complexity of his heroines, Brian Cox on social conflict in his time and ours, Jane Smiley on transposing King Lear to Iowa in A Thousand Acres, and Sir Antony Sher on feeling at home in Shakespeare s language Together these essays provide a fresh appreciation of Shakespeare s works as a living legacy to be read, seen, performed, adapted, revised, wrestled with, and embraced by creative professionals and lay enthusiasts alike.The complete list of narrators includes Ann Noble and Arnell Powell.

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    1. Susannah Carson Harold Bloom Freda Foh Shen Hakeem Kae Kazim Nicol Zanzarella Simon Prebble Steven Brand Keith Szarabajka

      Susannah Carson is an American author, editor, and academic She received her Ph.D from Yale, after earning graduate degrees at Paris III, La Sorbonne Nouvelle and Lyon II, L Universit des Lumi res Her work has appeared in scholarly publications, newspapers, and magazines, including The San Francisco Chronicle, The Los Angeles Times, Seventeenth Century French Studies, and the collection Religion, Ethics, and History in the French Long Seventeenth Century Her first collection of essays was A Truth Universally Acknowledged 33 Great Authors on Why We Read Jane Austen She also serves as the Literary Director for First Comics.

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