Romeo and Juliet
Penguin UK, 7.04.2005 г. - 320 страници
'Shakespeare invented the human as we continue to know it' Harold Bloom
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But in Shakespeare's play, although the Friar hopes the heavens will smile upon '
this holy act', no one else gets to do so because it happens in private offstage.
We the audience are the nearest thing to a witness, and this should make us ...
... the Capulet feast; Monday afternoon sees them married, Tybalt and Mercutio
killed and Romeo banished; the lovers spend their one and only night together
and separate on Tuesday morning; Juliet gets the drug from the Friar later that
Friar Laurence seems at times a walking compendium of Good Advice, almost as
much of a slave to the language he speaks, and through which he thinks, as the
early, Petrarchan Romeo. 'O, what learning is!' exclaims the Nurse after the Friar
The audience knows with Friar Laurence that the corpse is not for real, while
Capulet, his wife, the Nurse and Paris all believe that it is. Modern performances
often dodge the difficulty of a vocal formality that is alien to naturalistic theatre, ...
The ghostly Friar's 'close cell', as Romeo calls it (II.2.192), occupies a special
position in the play's topography. He is the youngsters' 'holy father', the one to
whom they can, indeed must, confide their secrets in the discipline of confession
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Romeo and Juliet. William Shakespeare. Folger Shakespeare Library. 1992. As I said above, this was a book club selection. Cannot remember when I last read this play, but I loved reading it this time ... Прочетете пълната рецензия
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A classic book that has been rehashed and regurgitated ad nauseum for almost 500 years, it's little surprise why screenwriters and book authors keep on basing stories from this tragic love story of ... Прочетете пълната рецензия
The Play in Performance
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