By Rhona Silverbush,Sami Plotkin

ISBN-10: 0571211224

ISBN-13: 9780571211227

The so much finished sourcebook of Shakespeare's monologues ever on hand in a single volume.

A targeted advisor to imminent Shakespearean textual content, Speak the Speech! comprises every little thing an actor must pick out and get ready a Shakespeare monologue for classwork, auditions, or functionality.

Included herein are over one hundred fifty monologues. each is positioned in context with a quick advent, is thoroughly punctuated within the demeanour that most sensible illustrates its that means, and is painstakingly and punctiliously annotated. every one is usually observed by way of observation that would spark the actor's mind's eye by means of exploring how the interrelationship of meter and the alternative of phrases and sounds yields clues to personality and function. And in the course of the booklet sidebars relate historic, topical, technical, and different important and wonderful info suitable to the textual content. additionally, the authors contain an outline of poetic and rhetorical components, short synopses of the entire performs, and a finished index in addition to different instructions that may support readers find the best monologue for his or her needs.

More than simply an actor's toolkit, Speak the Speech! can be an pleasing source that would support demystify Shakespeare's language for the coed and theater lover alike.

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