Shakespearean Language: A Guide for Actors and Students
Greenwood Press, 2002 - 269 頁
Shakespeare was a master of language, his sayings have become part of everyday speech, and his plays endure, in part, because of the beauty of his verse. Shakespeare's language, however, poses special difficulties for modern actors because many of his words seem unusual or difficult to pronounce, he employs rhetorical devices throughout his works, and he carefully uses rhythm to convey sense.
The relation of the modern actor to the Shakespearean text, the importance of understanding the nuances of his language, and the fundamentals of grammar are all thoroughly examined in this volume. Its heart is a detailed consideration of the iambic code, the metrical system that Shakespeare used to give so much power to his verse. O'Dell also examines the importance of formal rhetoric in Elizabethan England and Shakespeare's artful use of rhetorical devices in his plays. As a practical reference guide, this volume keeps in mind the particular needs of theater professionals.
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Fashions in Delivery of Shakespearean Verse Earlier masters of Shakespearean
verse speaking were praised for their ability to find the operatic scale of the
passions and the language ; in reaction to lesser talents who produced the sound
The only answer is that the verse is in some way linked to the success of the
plays . The sound of the verse must somehow accomplish most efficiently and
effectively the pleasing of the diverse audience , and the activity of the actors
Take a piece of paper and cover the rest of the speech , so that your eye takes in
just the one line of verse . Don ' t move on to the next line until you ' ve slowly and
carefully given voice to every single sound in that one line . Honor Sensation ...
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The goal of this trio of books by O'Dell (theater and English, Wilfrid Laurier Univ.), the text consultant for the Stratford Festival, is to help actors and students gain access to Shakespeare's plays ... 閱讀評論全文