By William Shakespeare,James N. Loehlin

ISBN-10: 1599867893

ISBN-13: 9781599867892

Romeo and Juliet is not just the most renowned of Shakespeare's performs, it truly is some of the most well known tales on this planet. but whereas the play has hardly ever been off the level, it has passed through radical modifications in functionality. it's been abridged, rewritten, given a contented finishing, reset in different instances and locations, and tailored into different media. whereas protecting its attraction as a definitive love tale, Romeo and Juliet has been a dynamic and volatile functionality textual content, without end reinvented to fit differing cultural wishes. This variation presents an in depth, thorough and readable account of the play in construction. The creation examines shifts in interpretation, textual variations and staging strategies over 4 centuries of theatrical creation. The observation offers distinctive examples of the way diverse performers, from Henry Irving and Ellen Terry to Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes, have introduced lifestyles and dying to Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers.

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