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Edward II

Peter Holbrook

Peter Holbrook is Professor of Shakespeare and English Renaissance Literature at the University of Queensland, Australia, and Director of the UQ Node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (Europe 1100-1800). He is the author of Shakespeare’s Individualism (2010) and Literature and Degree in Renaissance England: Nashe, Bourgeois Tragedy Shakespeare (1994), and co-editor, with David Bevington, of The Politics of the Stuart Court Masque (1998). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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English Renaissance Tragedy : Ideas of Freedom

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2015

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... the Queen, ‘where subjects brave their king’ (3.2.86). (Compare Edmund’s prayer to God to ‘punish this unnatural revolt!’ (4.6.9).) Edward will not brook encroachment on his royal authority: ‘Rebels,’ he asks, ‘will they appoint...

Gorboduc

Peter Holbrook

Peter Holbrook is Professor of Shakespeare and English Renaissance Literature at the University of Queensland, Australia, and Director of the UQ Node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (Europe 1100-1800). He is the author of Shakespeare’s Individualism (2010) and Literature and Degree in Renaissance England: Nashe, Bourgeois Tragedy Shakespeare (1994), and co-editor, with David Bevington, of The Politics of the Stuart Court Masque (1998). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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English Renaissance Tragedy : Ideas of Freedom

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2015

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... factions amongst great men’ cause ‘all the country / About them’ to go ‘to wrack for’t’ (3.3.37–40) – exactly what happens in Hamlet and Lear). Compare Webster in The White Devil: ‘These strong court factions that do brook no checks’...

Peter Brook

Peter Holland

Peter Holland holds the McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies in the Department of Film, Television and Theatre and is Associate Dean for the Arts at the University of Notre Dame. He was formerly Director of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon and is editor of Shakespeare Survey and co-general editor of the Oxford Shakespeare Topics series. Peter Holland is McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies at the University of Notre Dame, US.A Peter Holland is the McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies and the Associate Dean for the Arts at the University of Notre Dame, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brook, Hall, Ninagawa, Lepage : Great Shakespeareans Volume XVIII

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2013

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...Deserving a Place On 27 August 1970 Clive Barnes, the theatre critic of The New York Times, attended the first night of Peter Brook’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the Royal Shakespeare Company. It is striking enough...

Introduction

Peter Holland

Peter Holland holds the McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies in the Department of Film, Television and Theatre and is Associate Dean for the Arts at the University of Notre Dame. He was formerly Director of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon and is editor of Shakespeare Survey and co-general editor of the Oxford Shakespeare Topics series. Peter Holland is McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies at the University of Notre Dame, US.A Peter Holland is the McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies and the Associate Dean for the Arts at the University of Notre Dame, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brook, Hall, Ninagawa, Lepage : Great Shakespeareans Volume XVIII

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2013

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... that a director has to achieve. Looking back, Peter Brook commented on his discovery of the bifurcated nature of his craft at a crucial moment in his career: ‘I now knew my own vital need: to be able to explore the nature of theatre...

The Greeks and Shakespeare

Buzz Buzz! : Playwrights, Actors and Directors at the National Theatre

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2008

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... engaging performance in Sondheim’s musical, Company. But it was his dark, very modern Hamlet, directed by Peter Brook for a world tour a couple of years ago, that really set audiences and critics alight. ‘A week before rehearsals began I...

Berlioz

Berlioz, Verdi, Wagner, Britten Volume 11 : Great Shakespeareans

Continuum, 2012

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... , ed. Peter Bloom ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000) ; Berlioz écrivain...

The Critical Backstory

Peter J. Smith

Peter J. Smith is reader in Renaissance literature, Nottingham Trent University. He is the author of Social Shakespeare; Between Two Stools and co-editor of Hamlet: Theory and Practice. He is a trustee of the British Shakespeare Association. His essays and reviews have appeared in Cahiers Elisabethains, Critical Quarterly, Shakespeare, Shakespeare Bulletin, Shakespeare Survey, Times Higher Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Richard III: A Critical Reader

Bloomsbury Arden, 2013

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... Taborski ( London : Routledge, 1991) . In his Preface to the volume, Peter Brook explains Kott’s academic raison d’être in terms of his membership of a Communist state....

Battlefield  

~playauthor~Written by~ Peter Brook , Marie-Hélène Estienne

Nick Hern Books, 2017

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Roles: Total (22), Female (3), Male (19), Unassigned (0)

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...Battlefield is a play adapted by Peter Brook and his regular collaborator Marie-Hélène Estienne from the Sanskrit epic the Mahabharata and from Jean-Claude Carrière’s play, The Mahabharata, which was originally staged by Brook...