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Summary:Under John Barton's direction, two members of the Royal Shakespeare Company explore Shakespeare's character Shylock to demonstrate how Shakespeare develops a character, and the multiplicity of ways in which his characters can be understood. Given the same text from The merchant of Venice, the different readings of the part demonstrate the infinite variety of Shakespeare's work.
Contributor:Barton, John 1928
Evans, Nick
Carlaw, John
Snell, Andrew
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616
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:Merchant of Venice
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616
Credits:Cast: Patrick Stewart, David Suchet. Senior cameramen, Lisle Middleditch, Mike Paterson ; graphic design, Tony Oldfield ; music, Guy Woolfenden.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Theater
Literature, Print Culture
Collection:Films@UM
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