|Statement||Written and illustrated by C. Walter Hodges ; with a foreword by Allardyce Nicoll.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||100|
There are plenty of better books about Shakespeare. The idea of this book is that Shakespeare was apprenticed to a group of actors ("players", at the time) at a very young age, even though there is no firm evidence for this; also, its much liklier that Shakespeare's dad, a glovemaker, would have apprenticed his son to himself, like most tradesmen of the era, rather than to a troupe of players 4/5. Shakespeare's advice to the players is in my opinion one of the most informative and well written books for mastering the art of acting Shakespeare. A must have for any actor wishing to learn the secret to performing classical Shakespearean text. Read more. 2 people found this by: Shakespeare, the player: a life in the theatre User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Often taught only as an author of unique genius, Shakespeare is here rounded out in this treatment of his life as an actor. Read in conjunction with more traditional biographies (e.g., Park Honan's Read full review5/5(1). Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find Shakespeare & the players; () by Hodges, C. Walter/5(7).
The Players are Bell Shakespeare’s touring ensemble of actors, reaching schools across Australia with dynamic, accessible and entertaining Shakespeare performances. Professional artists will deliver age-appropriate performances to challenge and inspire your students and support your teaching of Shakespeare. Shakespeare & the players. New York, Coward-McCann  (OCoLC) Online version: Hodges, C. Walter (Cyril Walter), Shakespeare & the players. New York, Coward-McCann  (OCoLC) Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: C Walter. Get this from a library! Shakespeare & the players;. [C Walter Hodges] -- This book introduces readers to Shakespeare's world - his life and career as a playwright and actor. This second edition has additions to the text with several new drawings. Shakespeare & the players. on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Shakespeare & the players.5/5(1).
The two issues of The Shakespeare Mystery are: 1. who wrote the plays, sonnets and poems attributed to a "William Shakespeare" in the late 's and 2. the fervent almost-religious zealousness of those on the extreme ends of the spectrum to completely discredit, humiliate and vilify the opposing side, which does nothing to further honest scholarship in the field/5(22). Shakespeare's advice to the players is in my opinion one of the most informative and well written books for mastering the art of acting Shakespeare. A must have for any actor wishing to learn the secret to performing classical Shakespearean s: recalling what the rediscovery of Shakespeare meant to the Romantics. His rise from grudging esteem, even in England, to European idolatry by had a significance beyond the one already mentioned of serving to put down French classical tragedy and, with it, French cultural tyranny. The player John Heminge was a leading sharer in the Lord Chamberlain’s Men (later the King’s Men) from until his death in He may have played Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor. With Henry Condell, he was responsible for the printing of the first folio edition of Shakespeare.