The Resource King Lear in Brooklyn, Michael Pennington, (ebook)

King Lear in Brooklyn, Michael Pennington, (ebook)

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King Lear in Brooklyn
Title
King Lear in Brooklyn
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Michael Pennington
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Language
eng
Summary
What is King Lear really thinking? What has made his daughters what they are? What does his mysterious Fool dream about? What really lies behind the familiar lines of Shakespeare's great tragedy? Michael Pennington appeared triumphantly as King Lear in New York in 2014 and repeats the part in a major UK tour in 2016. As well as giving an enthralling account of the circumstances and fortunes of the New York production, he dispels the idea of this great play as something forbidding and remote by bringing its characters vividly into the present in their contemporary voices to explain their reactions, strategies, struggles and setbacks. This counterpoint of Shakespeare's play seen from this point of view with the earthly story of the actor working in Brooklyn with real people is uncanny and beautiful. Pennington's account is also funny, highly personal and deeply illuminating, both honest and scholarly. Invaluable for theatre practitioners, theatregoers and all lovers of Shakespeare, King Lear In Brooklyn is the work of one of our very finest actor-writers at the top of his game
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1943-
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Pennington, Michael
Dewey number
792.02/8
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Pennington, Michael
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Acting
  • Electronic books
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adult
Label
King Lear in Brooklyn, Michael Pennington, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781783197385
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT11967083
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remote
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11967083
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MWT11967083
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
King Lear in Brooklyn, Michael Pennington, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781783197385
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11967083
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11967083
System control number
MWT11967083
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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