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Nineteenth-century dramatic burlesques of Shakespeare

Nineteenth-century dramatic burlesques of Shakespeare

a selection of British parodies

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Parodies, imitations, etc.,
  • English drama -- 19th century.,
  • Burlesques.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with an introd. by Jacob B. Salomon.
    ContributionsSalomon, Jacob B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2877 .N48 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4419161M
    ISBN 100848262255
    LC Control Number79023355
    OCLC/WorldCa5674915

      Hamlet - Ebook written by William Shakespeare. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Hamlet/5(7).   London had more theaters performing more Shakespeare during the nineteenth century than at any time before or since. Furthermore it had correspondingly more theaters performing something—a combination of intricately topical parody and travesty, complete with outrageous puns and exquisitely incongruous song-and-dance routines, known as.

      In nineteenth-century America, parodies and burlesques of Shakespeare were common in performance and writing, often vulgarizing or combining the original text with American slang or folk songs for humorous effect. Twain’s allusions, however, maintain the original wording; it is the sequence of lines that is changed. 11 See Levine 36 and Stanley Wells (ed.),Nineteenth-century Shakespeare burlesques, vol. 5: American S ; 12 Quoted by Levine 13 See James H. Dormon, Theater in the Antebellum South, , ; Levine, Highbrow/Lowbrow, 34 ; 14 Levine, Highbrow/Lowbrow, 35 and Alfred Van Rensselaer Westfall devotes a chapter to “Our PAuthor: Michèle Vignaux.

    ‘Mathews concocts burlesques and parodies of such rare excellence as to put one in mind of the broad literary japery of Terry Southern at his most inspired.’ ‘Translation of the sixth book of the Aeneid, in burlesque. - The burlesque came into fashion at that time.’. tated Bibliography of Shakespearean Burlesques, Par-odies, and Travesties, and of Shakespeare's Romances Reconsidered; he is currently working on a book-length survey of criticism and productions of Cym-beline. The golden age of Shakespearean burlesque, however, was the nineteenth century. A review of production lists and newspapers indicates that.


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Nineteenth-Century Shakespeare Burlesques 1st Edition by Stanley Wells (Editor) ISBN Format: Hardcover. Richard Schoch, in the first study of nineteenth-century Shakespeare burlesques, explores the paradox that plays which are manifestly not Shakespeare purport to be the most genuinely Shakespearean of all.

The book brings together archival research, rare photographs and illustrations, close readings of burlesque scripts, Cited by: Genre/Form: Burlesques (Literature) Comedy plays Parodies, imitations, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nineteenth-century dramatic burlesques of Shakespeare.

Cover title: Shakespeare burlesques. Description: volumes ; 22 cm: Contents: v. 1 John Poole and his imitators --v. 2 Maurice Dowling () to Charles Beckington () --v. 3 The high period: Francis Talfourd () to Andrew Halliday () --v. The fourth phase: F.C.

Burnand, W.S. Gilbert and others () --v. In the nineteenth century, Shakespeare achieved the status of international pre-eminence that we recognize today. He and his major characters were depicted in statues, paintings and illustrations, and in Stratford-upon-Avon the house where he was born was purchased for the nation and the first Memorial Theatre was built.

Victorian Epic Burlesques presents a good cross-section of classically inspired 19th century popular stage-entertainment: the volume includes the full text of four Homeric burlesques written and performed between the years and The editor, Rachel Bryant Davies, provides meticulous annotation to each of the plays and, by means of a long general.

This study of nineteenth-century Shakespeare burlesques explores the paradox that plays which are manifestly 'not Shakespeare' purport to be the most genuinely Shakespearean of all. The book brings together archival research, rare photographs and illustrations, close readings of burlesque scripts and an awareness of theatrical, literary and cultural : Richard Schoch.

About Victorian Epic Burlesques. This anthology presents annotated scripts of four major burlesques by key playwrights: Melodrama Mad. or, the Siege of Troy by Thomas John Dibdin (); Telemachus; or, the Island of Calypso by J.R.

Planché (); The Iliad; or, the Siege of Troy by Robert Brough () and Ulysses; or the Ironclad Warriors and the Little. Richard Schoch, in this study of nineteenth-century Shakespeare burlesques, explores the paradox that plays which are manifestly 'not Shakespeare' purport to be the most genuinely Shakespearean of.

Dramatic works and poems by Shakespeare W. \The Dramatic William Shakspeare. Dramatiheskie proizvedeniia i poemi Shekspira U. g., n/a, We have thousands of titles and often several copies of each title may be available.

First published in Wildly popular in their own day, Victorian burlesques are now little read, scarcely studied, and never performed.

Giving long overdue emphasis to an unjustly neglected theatrical tradition, this critical edition - the first to focus on Victorian burlesques of Victorian plays - represents a valuable scholarly tool for students and scholars Book Edition: 1st Edition. This first study of nineteenth-century Shakespeare burlesques explores the paradox that plays obviously not Shakespearean appear to be the most genuinely Shakespearean of all.

The book brings together archival research, rare photographs and illustrations, studies of burlesque scripts, and an awareness of theatrical, literary, and Pages: CONTENTS VOLUME CONTENTS INDEX OF ALL CHAPTERS BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD: The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (–21).

Volume XIII. The Victorian Age, Part One. VIII. Nineteenth-Century Drama. § W. Gilbert. Free Online Library: Victorian Epic Burlesques: A Critical Anthology of Nineteenth-Century Theatrical Entertainments After Homer.(Brief article, Book review) by "ProtoView"; General interest Books Book reviews.

It considers the performance spaces of the legitimate theatre, but also looks at burlesques and parodies, the cultural and political spaces of the Select Committee on Dramatic Literature, the artistic realm of Shakespeare illustrations and theatre posters, and Shakespeare's presence in nineteenth-century Europe and : Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Victorian burlesque. Victorian burlesque, sometimes known as travesty or extravaganza, is a genre of theatrical entertainment that was popular in Victorian England and in the New York theatre of the mid 19th century.

AB - The first critical edition of Victorian theatrical burlesques, with an extensive critical and historical overview of the genre. KW - Victorian. KW - nineteenth century. KW - theatre. KW - theatre history. KW - Drama. KW - Popular culture. M3 - Book.

SN - BT - Victorian Theatrical Burlesques. PB - Routledge Taylor & Francis Cited by: 4. Schoch's Not Shakespeare focuses on a nar-rower subject - burlesques of Shakespear-ean drama - from a broader period, the nineteenth century in general.

Schoch ar-gues that "Shakespeare and the burlesque were inextricably bound together" (p. ), with the burlesque also "redirecting] Shake-speare's language toward non-Shakespear. The burlesques of plays as varied as Hamlet and The Winter's Tale challenged, through their ironic stance, nineteenth-century practices in the staging of Shakespeare's works.

Legitimate actor-managers such as Charles Kean and Edwin Booth, emphasizing "antiquarian splendor and supernatural stage effects" (65).

The burlesques of plays as varied as Hamlet and The Winter's Tale challenged, through their ironic stance, nineteenth-century practices in the staging of Shakespeare's works. Legitimate actor-manag ers such as Charles Kean and Edwin Booth, empha sizing "antiquarian splendor and supernatural stage.

Classical Mythology in the Victorian Popular Theatre Edith Hall Introduction: Classics and Class Several important books published over the last few decades have illuminated the diversity of ways in which educated nineteenth-century Britons used ancient Greece and Rome in their art, architecture, philosophy, political theory, poetry, and fiction.Many other plays, farces, burlesques and adaptations.

Henry Hart Milman See, ante, Vol. XII, p. William Thomas Moncrieff Tom and Jerry: or, Life in London. Richardson’s New Minor Drama. 2nd edn. The Cataract of the Ganges! or, The Rajah’s Daughter. Selections from the Dramatic Works of W. T. M. 3 vols.

William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April ) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

He is often called England's national poet 4/5.