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Exits without Exiting

Ralph Alan Cohen

Ralph Alan Cohen is the Founding Executive Director of the American Shakespeare Center and Professor of Shakespeare in Performance at Mary Baldwin College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare Up Close : Reading Early Modern Texts

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

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...Citations from Macbeth are from Greenblatt.Hover through the fog and filthy air.On the stage of the American Shakespeare Center’s Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton, Virginia, we try to attend to stage directions sanctioned either explicitly...

Student Complaint No. 1: ‘Shakespeare’s Too Hard’

Ralph Alan Cohen

Ralph Alan Cohen is the Founding Executive Director of the American Shakespeare Center and Professor of Shakespeare in Performance at Mary Baldwin College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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ShakesFear and How to Cure It : The Complete Handbook for Teaching Shakespeare

Arden Shakespeare, 2018

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... Made Easy, edited by Alan Durband, editions that print the original text on a facing page opposite the modernized version. Both these series stem from the worthy intention of making Shakespeare’s works accessible to new, young readers,...

Eight Don’ts of Teaching Shakespeare

Ralph Alan Cohen

Ralph Alan Cohen is the Founding Executive Director of the American Shakespeare Center and Professor of Shakespeare in Performance at Mary Baldwin College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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ShakesFear and How to Cure It : The Complete Handbook for Teaching Shakespeare

Arden Shakespeare, 2018

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...Teaching Shakespeare well is partly a matter of pulling down the barriers – the preconceptions – that stand between the plays and you, and between the plays and your students. Not only must you think differently about Shakespeare’s work...

Student Complaint No. 2: ‘Shakespeare is Boring and/or Irrelevant’

Ralph Alan Cohen

Ralph Alan Cohen is the Founding Executive Director of the American Shakespeare Center and Professor of Shakespeare in Performance at Mary Baldwin College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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ShakesFear and How to Cure It : The Complete Handbook for Teaching Shakespeare

Arden Shakespeare, 2018

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... to the shock value. Here are some of the tunes that have survived Cohen renditions and helped me gloss a passage: ‘That’ll be the day when you say goodbye, that’ll be the day when I die’ – Cleopatra to Antony ‘When I saw you standing there’ –...

Nine Dos of Teaching Shakespeare

Ralph Alan Cohen

Ralph Alan Cohen is the Founding Executive Director of the American Shakespeare Center and Professor of Shakespeare in Performance at Mary Baldwin College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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ShakesFear and How to Cure It : The Complete Handbook for Teaching Shakespeare

Arden Shakespeare, 2018

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...Think of teaching as improvisational theatre, in which your performance takes its shape not from a script, but from your topic (Shakespeare), from the other actors (your class), and, most of all, from you. Teaching is a personal profession;...

Introduction

Ralph Alan Cohen

Ralph Alan Cohen is the Founding Executive Director of the American Shakespeare Center and Professor of Shakespeare in Performance at Mary Baldwin College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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ShakesFear and How to Cure It : The Complete Handbook for Teaching Shakespeare

Arden Shakespeare, 2018

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...Here in Part Two you’ll find, alphabetically, thirty-seven ‘chapterettes’ each dealing with one of the plays attributed wholly or in part to Shakespeare (I treat Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2, as a single work). Each ‘chapter’ has, first...

Seven Deadly Preconceptions of Teaching Shakespeare

Ralph Alan Cohen

Ralph Alan Cohen is the Founding Executive Director of the American Shakespeare Center and Professor of Shakespeare in Performance at Mary Baldwin College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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ShakesFear and How to Cure It : The Complete Handbook for Teaching Shakespeare

Arden Shakespeare, 2018

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...We teach out of our assumptions, and the less we know, the more we assume based on those assumptions. Many teachers of Shakespeare are not sure what it is they are supposed to teach, while others try to teach a Shakespeare that they have...

The Plays

Ralph Alan Cohen

Ralph Alan Cohen is the Founding Executive Director of the American Shakespeare Center and Professor of Shakespeare in Performance at Mary Baldwin College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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ShakesFear and How to Cure It : The Complete Handbook for Teaching Shakespeare

Arden Shakespeare, 2018

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... in the Venice and Belmont of the play. I cannot, for example, hear Gratiano punctuating every sentence with ‘Jew’ without remembering the bully in high school who, having seen me taking judo classes, called me ‘Jew-do Cohen’. The high school teacher...