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Evoking (and Forgetting!) Shakespeare (edition 2002)

by Peter Brook

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The revised edition includes Brook's additional essay on "Forgetting Shakespeare." The first edition was based on a talk given in Berlin which is an illuminating and provocative take on our greatest playwright by one of his most influential modern intepreters. Peter Brook is one of the world's best-known theatre directors. Outstanding in a career full of remarkable achievements are his productions of Titus Andronicus (1955), King Lear (1962), Marat/Sade (1964), and Midsummer Night's Dream (1970). Since moving to Paris, he has produced a series of events which push at the boundaries of theatre.… (more)
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Title:Evoking (and Forgetting!) Shakespeare
Authors:Peter Brook
Info:Nick Hern Books (2002), Edition: 2nd ed, Paperback, 48 pages
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Revised edition of an established favourite: Peter Brook's take on Shakespeare - with a cheeky new chapter added on the end Evoking Shakespeare addresses a number of essential questions about performing Shakespeare today.? 'Why is Shakespeare not out of date?'? 'What do we mean by Shakespeare's "genius" or "creativity" or "poetry"?'? 'What, in fact, is the Shakespeare phenomenon?' The new chapter, Forgetting Shakespeare, urges us to put to one side the mountains of preconceptions about Shakespeare in order to get at the truth in the plays...
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The revised edition includes Brook's additional essay on "Forgetting Shakespeare." The first edition was based on a talk given in Berlin which is an illuminating and provocative take on our greatest playwright by one of his most influential modern intepreters. Peter Brook is one of the world's best-known theatre directors. Outstanding in a career full of remarkable achievements are his productions of Titus Andronicus (1955), King Lear (1962), Marat/Sade (1964), and Midsummer Night's Dream (1970). Since moving to Paris, he has produced a series of events which push at the boundaries of theatre.

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