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Raymond Williams: ‘I Can’t Be a Father to Everyone’

David Hare

David Hare is the author of over seventeen plays. He lives in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Obedience, Struggle & Revolt : Lectures on Theatre

Faber and Faber, 2005

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... and country – because of his passionate concern that people who might otherwise find themselves victims of history should be able instead to understand their own circumstances. And there was, self-evidently to him, no fuller way to understand than...

Playwrights and Plays

David Pattie

David Pattie is Professor of Drama at the University of Chester, UK. Series editors: Richard Boon, Emeritus Professor of Drama, the University of Hull, UK, and Philip Roberts, Emeritus Professor in the School of English, University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern British Playwriting: The 1950s

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

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... attachment and attaining Nibbāna’. Quoted in David Chinitz , T. S. Eliot and the Cultural Divide ( Chicago, IL...

Musical Theory

Shakespeare and Music : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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... ‘the solemn music lecture … the theorique part for half an hour, or thereabouts; and the practique by con-cent of voice or instruments, for the rest of the hour’. Quoted in David...

The Life in the Sonnets

David Fuller

David Fuller is Emeritus Professor of English in the University of Durham, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...A passionately argued account of the value of experience and emotion in reading Shakespeare's sonnets and of the importance of reading poetry aloud...

Dark Earth

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David Harrower

~playauthor~Written by~ David Harrower

Faber and Faber, 2003

Faber Drama

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Acts: 3, Scenes: 7, Roles: Total (5), Female (3), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...When Valerie and Euan's car breaks down in remote countryside near the Antonine Wall they have a problem. With their mobiles left at home and an evening out arranged in Glasgow, they must find help fast. This comes...

Discovering Transgression: Reading from the Passions

David Fuller

David Fuller is Emeritus Professor of English in the University of Durham, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and I

Continuum, 2012

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... sense of how much is going on when one constructs a reading, a sense which issued much later in a book about Blake (Fuller, 1988) in which I tried to give an account of what was in the texts, what was in me, and what was in the relationship...

Proper Names and Common Bodies: The Case of Cressida

Shakespeare’s World of Words

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2015

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... spells out, even though Romeo is a name of a fictional character. For a fuller discussion of this in the context of current philosophical debates, see my ‘“What’s in a name?” Derrida, Apartheid,...

The Critical Backstory

The Alchemist : A Critical Reader

The Arden Shakespeare, 2013

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... , 1979) ; qtd in Craig (ed.), Critical Heritage, 244–5. Thomas Fuller, conversely, compares Jonson to a Spanish great galleon and Shakespeare to an English man-of-war, the one ‘built far higher inlearning,...

Shakespeare and Dance

David Fuller

David Fuller is Emeritus Professor of English in the University of Durham, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare’s Creative Legacies : Artists, Writers, Performers, Readers

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016

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... as the characters become entwined. For David Nixon’s version for Northern Ballet (2003) Mendelssohn is supplemented by Brahms, and the performance (in rich colours) is set within a frame which applies it to real life – the activities of a ballet company...

Communities in the Theatre and in the World: Three Ballets and a Masque

David Fuller

David Fuller is Emeritus Professor of English in the University of Durham, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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New Places : Shakespeare and Civic Creativity

The Arden Shakespeare, 2018

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... Christopher Wheeldon’s The Winter’s Tale, with music by Joby Talbot (Royal Ballet); and David Bintley’s The Tempest, with music by Sally Beamish (Birmingham Royal Ballet), showing how each of these interacts creatively with the play on which...