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Rhythm and Meaning in Shakespears - a book by Groves, Peter

Rhythm and Meaning in Shakespears

A Guide for Readers and Actors

Rhythm and Meaning in Shakespears( )
Author: Groves, Peter
Foreword by: Bell, John
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $39.95
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Rhythm and Meaning in Shakespeare explores the rhythmical organization of Shakespeare's verse and how it creates and reinforces meaning both in the theatre and in the mind of the reader. Because metrical form in the pentameter is not passively present in the text, but rather something that the performer must co-operatively re-create in speaking it, pentameter is what John Barton calls "stage-direction in shorthand," a supple instrument through which Shakespeare communicates valuable...
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