By Robert Ormsby

This publication is a learn of twenty level productions, diversifications and monitor models of Shakespeare's ultimate Roman play. It makes on hand for the 1st time sustained discussions of significant productions of the play in 4 languages and 5 international locations, and explores how Shakespeare's such a lot political drama has been formed to conditions appreciably various from its unique early sleek staging.

The booklet bargains in-depth analyses of Coriolanus productions protecting the post-war period to the twenty-first century, combining shut readings of files and historic contextualisation to productions by way of the BBC, the Berliner Ensemble, The Katona József Theatre in communist Hungary, the Royal Shakespeare corporation, Britain's nationwide Theatre, the hot York Shakespeare competition, Robert Lepage, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and Ralph Fiennes' significant movement picture.

This quantity might be of curiosity to a variety of readers, together with experts, graduate scholars and undergraduates learning either Coriolanus and the heritage of Shakespearean performance.

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