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Action Is Eloquence

Shakespeare’s Language of Gesture

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$65.00 • €48.00

ISBN 9780674734326

Publication Date: 01/01/1984

227 pages

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  • Preface
  • I. Visual Interpretation: Text and Context
  • II. The Language of Costume and Hand Properties
  • III. The Language of Gesture and Expression
  • IV. The Language of Theatrical Space
  • V. The Language of Ceremony
  • VI. “Maimed Rites”: Violated Ceremony in Hamlet
  • VII. Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Index

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