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Summary: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.
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:English language Early modern, 1500-1700
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616
Credits: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.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
Performing Arts, Music
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Literature, Print Culture
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