The Swords of Shakespeare An Illustrated Guide to Stage Combat Choreography in the Plays of Shakespeare by J. D. Martinez

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Published by McFarland & Company .

Written in English

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  • Acting techniques,
  • Shakespeare studies & criticism,
  • Swordplay in literature,
  • Shakespeare, William,,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616,
  • Stage Directing,
  • Performing Arts,
  • English,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Stage fencing,
  • Theater - General,
  • Shakespeare, William,
  • Knowledge,
  • 1564-1616,
  • Dramatic production,
  • Military art and science,
  • Stage fighting

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8276174M
ISBN 100899509592
ISBN 109780899509594

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Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Richard III and many other Shakespeare plays have at least one thing in common: fight scenes, usually with swords. This book is a step-by-step guide to choreographing stage combat scenes, particularly the principal duels (both comic and tragic) in Henry IV, Henry VI, Richard III, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Troilus and Cressida, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, Coriolanus 3/5(2).

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Each card has a title giving its place in the tarot deck, eg III Empress, or Two of Swords; a picture depicting a scene from a Shakespeare play; and a quotation from that play. ⌜ They draw their swords. ⌝ IAGO 75 You, Roderigo. Come, sir, I am for you. OTHELLO Keep up your bright swords, for the dew will rust them.

Good signior, you shall more command with years Than with your weapons. BRABANTIO 80 O, thou foul thief, where hast thou stowed my daughter. Damned as thou art, thou hast enchanted her.

Put up your swords; you know not what you do. [Beats down their swords] [Enter TYBALT] Tybalt. What, art thou drawn among these heartless hinds. 80 Turn thee, Benvolio, look upon thy death.

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