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Measure for measure as royal entertainment.

Josephine Waters Bennett

Measure for measure as royal entertainment.

by Josephine Waters Bennett

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2824 .B4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 208 p.
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23334406M
    LC Control Number66015764

    In an average week, the typical American spends approximately 38 hours watching television shows and movies, 8 hours reading books, magazines, and newspapers, and 18 hours listening to recorded music and radio (Motion Picture Association of America, ).Assuming the average person sleeps eight hours a night, people spend roughly 55% of their waking hours attending to entertainment media. 1. King James. For more than two centuries, readers and critics have argued for connections between King James I, who became King of England in , and Measure for Measure, which was performed for James’s court in Whitehall on Decem A record of this performance survives among the accounts of the Office of the Revels, which was responsible for providing the king with entertainment.

    About The Book Measure for Measureis among the most passionately discussed of Shakespeare’s plays. In it, a duke temporarily removes himself from governing his city-state, deputizing a member of his administration, Angelo, to enforce the laws more rigorously. Book Tickets; In Cinemas. Find a cinema; Running time: Find out about the cast and creatives behind Gregory Doran's new production of Measure for Measure. Find out more. The Plot. Take a look at Gregory Doran's new production of Measure for Measure, now playing in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Find out more.

    Don’t assume something’s impossible because it’s unlikely. It’s not impossible that the wickedest wretch on the face of the earth may look just as cautious, as dignified, as fair, as perfect as Angelo—even as Angelo, for all his official finery, badges, titles, and ceremonies, can be an arch-villain. Believe it, royal .   RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran directs this new production of Measure for Measure, a play written by Shakespeare in the early s but whose story and themes feel even more urgent today. When a novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for.


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