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Summary:John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of blank verse. The actors discover how Shakespeare uses antithesis, short lines, end-stopped lines and pauses in the middle of a line, and why Shakespeare's lines sometimes mis-scan.
Contributor:Barton, John 1928
Evans, Nick
Carlaw, John
Snell, Andrew
Bragg, Melvyn 1939
Provider:Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Royal Shakespeare Company
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Blank verse
English language Early modern, 1500-1700 Versification
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616
Credits:Cast: Sinead Cusack, Shelia Hancock, Lisa Harrow, Alan Howard, Jane Lapotaire, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, David Suchet, Michael Williams. Cameramen, Lisle Middleditch, Mike Paterson ; graphic design, Tony Oldfield.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
Performing Arts, Music
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Literature, Print Culture
Collection:Films@UM
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