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Modern Hamlets and Their Soliloquies

An Expanded Edition

Mary Z. Maher (Professor Emerita, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA) (author)

ISBN: 9780877458265

Publication Date: Jan 2003

Format: Paperback

In this volume, Mary Maher examines how modern actors have chosen to perform Hamlet's soliloquies, and why they have made the choices they made within the context of their specific productions of the play.
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In this volume, Mary Maher examines how modern actors have chosen to perform Hamlet's soliloquies, and why they have made the choices they made within the context of their specific productions of the play. Adding to interviews with, among others, Derek Jacobi, David Warner, Kevin Kline and Ben Kingsley, this text offers two more insightful interviews, one with Kenneth Branagh, focusing on his 1997 film production of the play, and one with Simon Russell Beale, discussing his 2000-2001 run as Hamlet at the Royal National Theatre.
Illustrations 13 b&w photographs, references
Pages 288
Date Published 31 Jan 2003
Publisher University of Iowa Press
Series Studies in Theatre History and Culture
Subject/s Films, cinema   Individual actors & performers   Theatre studies  

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