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How the World Became a Stage Presence, Theatricality, and the Question of Modernity by William Egginton

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Philosophy,
  • Theater,
  • History,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Europe,
  • 16th century,
  • 17th century,
  • Theater and society

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7802845M
ISBN 100791455459
ISBN 109780791455456

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In How the World Became a Stage, William Egginton argues that the experience of modernity is fundamentally spatial rather than subjective and proposes replacing the vocabulary of subjectivity with the concepts of presence and by: In How the World Became a Stage, William Egginton argues that the experience of modernity is fundamentally spatial rather than subjective and proposes replacing the vocabulary of subjectivity with the concepts of presence and theatricality. Following a Heideggerian injunctive to search for the roots of epochal change not in philosophies so much as in basic skills and practices, he .   In How the World Became a Stage, William Egginton argues that the experience of modernity is fundamentally spatial rather than subjective and proposes replacing the vocabulary of subjectivity with the concepts of presence and theatricality/5(5). all the world's a stage Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. Please subscribe or login to access full text content. If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

  This is young William, His mind all ablaze, Who stays up all night. Writing poems and plays. And this is a book, unforgettable and wise, that applauds inspiration, creation, story, and the world and works of William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Caldecott Honor artist Anita Lobel, All the World's a Stage pays tribute to the act of turning words into art.4/5(10). World as a stage. The comparison of the world to a stage and people to actors long predated Shakespeare. Juvenal, the ancient Roman poet, wrote one of the earliest versions of this line in his “Satire 3”: “All of Greece is a stage, and every Greek’s an actor.” Richard Edwards' play Damon and Pythias, written in the year Shakespeare was born, contains the lines, "Pythagoras said that. Speech: “ All the world’s a stage While William Shakespeare’s reputation is based primarily on his plays, he became famous first as a poet. With the partial exception of the Sonnets (), quarried since the early 19th century for autobiographical secrets allegedly encoded in them. Explore thousands of old and rare books, including illuminated manuscripts, fine press editions, illustrated books, incunabula, limited editions and miniature books. Whether you're a budding rare book collector or a bibliophile with an evniable collection, discover an amazing selection of rare and collectible books from booksellers around the.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. "If you're like me and find the business of entertainment fascinating, we're going to have some fun together, because in this book I'm going to share with you some personal, humorous, and memorable moments--moments I have experienced over the five decades that I've been a stage /5(4).   About the Book. A celebration of the twenty-eight-year history of Western Canada’s most illustrious Shakespeare festival. Over the summer of , six thousand Vancouverites flocked into a rented tent at Vanier Park to watch A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It was the inaugural production of what would become one of the city’s most popular and enduring yearly cultural events, the Bard on the.   "All the World's a Stage" is a wonderful introduction to the world of William Shakespeare. Written for young readers, it takes us back stage at the Globe Theater, showing us how Shakespeare's plays were put on in the original. Well researched, the novel portrays everyday life in Elizabethan England in authentic detail. Highly s: 3.