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Shakespeare for One: Women

The Complete Monologues and Audition Pieces

by Douglas Newell

  • 383 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann Drama .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare plays, texts,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Scenes and Monologues,
  • Shakespeare,
  • Theater - Direction & Production,
  • Acting,
  • Auditions,
  • Drama,
  • Monologues,
  • Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10485518M
    ISBN 100325004870
    ISBN 109780325004877
    OCLC/WorldCa50091931

    Strangely, I found the character of Desdemona to be rather flat, despite her being the female lead. The plot thickens when Lucentio, who has recently come to Padua to attend university, falls in love with Bianca. The range of women Shakespeare writes is, I think, second to none. Later, when women embrace the stereotypical version of adult femininity, they develop a sense of shame about their own bodies, and lose their natural and political autonomy. Damon realises that Polynesta is truly in love with Erostrato, and so forgives the subterfuge.

    Thus, Lucentio and Hortensio attempt to woo Bianca while pretending to be the tutors Cambio and Litio. The play ends with Baptista, Hortensio and Lucentio marvelling at how successfully Petruchio has tamed the shrew. Prince Edward was originally to have been titled Duke of Cambridge following his marriage to Sophie Rhys-Jones inthe year after the film's release. However, Zwick disliked Norman's screenplay and hired the playwright Tom Stoppard to improve it Stoppard's first major success had been with the Shakespeare-themed play Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.

    The plot thickens when Lucentio, who has recently come to Padua to attend university, falls in love with Bianca. In Act 3, Scene 2, Tranio suddenly becomes an old friend of Petruchio, knowing his mannerisms and explaining his tardiness prior to the wedding. I didn't care. For some critics, "Kate's taming was no longer as funny as it had been [ I don't like women. David Hare's touchingly personal, bravely political Via Dolorosa and Mark Ravenhill's coruscating modern satire Product: World Remix showed famous writers bravely going solo for their acting debuts.


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Shakespeare for One: Women by Douglas Newell Download PDF Ebook

The taming in this version is much more physical than in Shakespeare; the shrew is beaten with birch rods until she bleeds, Shakespeare for One: Women book is then wrapped in the salted flesh of a plough horse the Morrelle of the title.

If so, then the bed that Shakespeare bequeathed to Anne could have been their marital bed, and thus not intended to insult her. Larmour would like to see more of this.

Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving. Sometimes women do like women. The poet Shakespeare for One: Women book has written a barmy book in which his project of making Shakespeare a writer of mythic significance fails.

The play within the play has been presented only after all the preliminaries have encouraged us to take it as a farce. He reached this conclusion primarily because A Shrew features numerous lines almost identical to lines in Marlowe's Tamburlaine and Dr.

It is widely attributed to Charles Dibdin — and may have been written for the Stratford-upon-Avon Shakespeare Festival of [16] But were it to my fancy given To rate her charms, I'd call them heaven; For though a mortal made of clay, Angels must love Anne Hathaway; She hath a way so to control, To rapture the imprisoned soul, And sweetest heaven on earth display, That to be heaven Anne hath a way; She hath a way.

Damon realises that Polynesta is truly in love with Erostrato, and so forgives the subterfuge. The play is performed in order to distract Sly from his "wife," who is actually Bartholomew, a servant, dressed as a woman.

This, he argues, is evidence of an adaptation rather than a faulty report; while it is difficult to know the motivation of the adapter, we can reckon that from his point of view an early staging of The Shrew might have revealed an overly wrought play from a writer trying to establish himself but challenging too far the current ideas of popular comedy.

The Academy's decision was vastly criticized by many for awarding the film over Saving Private Ryan. Lynda Boose, for example, writes, "Fletcher's response may in itself reflect the kind of discomfort that Shrew has characteristically provoked in men and why its many revisions since have repeatedly contrived ways of softening the edges.

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People were anxious about the succession and about the idea that it might not be a man again," she said. Have you managed to crush Katharina or for Hortensio and Lucentio, will you be able to control Bianca and the widow? It was based on Un Capitano Moro, a novella written by Cinthio Giovanni Battista Giraldi inwhich may in turn have been based on one of the tales in Arabian Nights.

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As a husband Shakespeare offered few prospects; his family had fallen into financial ruin, while Hathaway, from a family in good standing both socially and financially, would have been considered a catch. She has seen everything, more than anyone else, and yet there is nothing she can do.

In the play performed for Sly, the "shrew" is Katherina, the eldest daughter of Shakespeare for One: Women book Minola, a lord in Padua. Her father, Shakespeare for One: Women book Hathaway, was a yeoman farmer.

But my prayers are unavailing. In The Shrew, after the wedding, Gremio expresses doubts as to whether or not Petruchio will be able to tame Katherina. Whyman argues that the time is right to look at these rarely performed works because gender power today is in flux, as it was when they were written.

As such, audiences may not have been as predisposed to tolerate the harsh treatment of Katherina as is often thought. Written c.The book is dedicated to Tirzah Garwood (then Ravilious and later Swanzy) but the woodcuts are not by her because she had died two years before.

They were done by a friend, Malcolm Ford (who, like Stella Martin Currey’s husband, This beautifully designed book, first published in ,is unusual in being a mixture of commonplace, diary, short /5(10). Yes, truly, the Bard is still relevant some years later, as proven by these books based on Shakespeare, featuring imaginative riffs, modern retellings, and deep-dive histories.

I know, I know, this is another one of those Shakespeare lists to celebrate his based initially on a one-woman show that premiered in New York, is a.

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