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Network Resources: Book Reviews
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 2, No. 215. Saturday, 14 Sep 1991.
 
Date: 		Thu, 12 Sep 1991 21:51:00 -0400
From: 		Peter Scott <
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Subject: 	CHOICE book reviews online at CARL
 
You might be interested to know that you can search the "CHOICE" book
reviews on-line at CARL. I did a search on the word "Shakespeare" and
here is the log and result:
 
$ telnet pac.carl.org
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Connected to PAC.CARL.ORG.
Escape character is '^]'.
 
Trying 1800000028...Open
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Please identify your terminal. Choices are:
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Use HARDCOPY if your terminal type isn't listed
SELECT LINE #:5
 
 
All set. When you are ready to exit the system, simply
type //EXIT, or hang up.
 
Now, press return to enter the Public Access Catalog...
 
 
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       CARL offers access to the following groups of databases:
 
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               2. Current Article Indexes and Access (including UnCover)
 
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               4. Other Library Systems
 
               5. Library and System News
 
 
          >>>   New PAC searching enhancements available.   <<<
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   Enter the NUMBER of your choice, and press the <RETURN> key >> 3
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                    INFORMATION DATABASES
 
                    60. Choice Book Reviews
 
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09/12/91
07:40 P.M.        SELECTED DATABASE:  Choice Book Reviews
 
Welcome to CHOICE : Current Reviews for College Libraries.
The file includes reviews from September 1988 forward, supplied by the
Association of College and Research Libraries. Data are copyright ACRL,
and CARL thanks the Association for allowing us to use its records.
 
            Enter   N   for  NAME search
                    W   for  WORD search
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            and end each line you type by pressing <RETURN>
                    SELECTED DATABASE:  Choice Book Reviews
 
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REMEMBER -- WORDS can be words from the title, or can be subjects,
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           for example --  GONE WITH THE WIND
                           SILVER MINING COLORADO
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>shakespeare
 
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  1 Cahn Victor L                                                          1991
     Shakespeare the playwright
 
  2 Goodman Jennifer R                                                     1991
     British drama before 1660
 
  3 Woods Leigh                                                            1991
     On playing Shakespeare
 
  4 Bertolini John A                                                       1991
     The playwrighting self of Bernard Shaw
 
  5 Finkelpearl Philip J                                                   1990
     Court and country politics in the plays of Beaum
 
  6 Kirsch Arthur                                                          1990
     The passions of Shakespeare's tragic heroes
 
  7 Richmond Hugh M                                                        1990
     King Richard III
 
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----------------------------------------------------Choice Book Reviews--------
AUTHOR(s):       Woods, Leigh
TITLE(s):        On playing Shakespeare
                 229 pages
Pub. date:       1991
Pub. name:       Greenwood
                 $39.95
ISBN:            0-313-27823-7
Reviewed in:     Choice, vol. 29 no.1
                 1991sep
Series:          Contributions in drama and theatre studies, 37
Review:          In this antihistorical age it is refreshing to come across
                   a work thatmakes a serious attempt to appreciate the past.
                   Woods seeks to demonstrate that great actors from the last
                   century can offer advice on performing Shakespeare that is
                   relevant and valuable to today's theater practitioner and
                   spectator.  The 19th century was rich in great interpreters
                   of Shakespeare's works, and some of that vast resource is
                   here made readily available to the modern reader.
                   Selecting from a variety of sources, many of them
                   out-of-print books and rare periodicals, Woods has compiled
                   a stimulating compendium of actors' remarks and
                   observations.  Organized around such topics as
                   qualifications for the stage, actor training, and the ways
                   actors prepared, rehearsed, interpreted, and performed
                   their parts, these selections provide not only excellent
                   insights into how individuals worked, but also invaluable
                   suggestions about how to approach particular plays and
                   roles.  Standout contributions include those by Helen
                   Faucit and Ellen Terry on playing Desdemona, Henry Irving
                   and Louis Calvert on Shylock, Edwin Booth on Iago, and
                   Tommaso Salvini on Othello.  Using short commentaries,
                   which furnish context and background for the various
                   selections, Woods seeks to serve readers ranging from those
                   with little or no experience of acting to those well versed
                   in performing Shakespeare's plays.  All levels.
 
Reviewer:        Tate, William M.
Reviewer affil:  Portland State University
Subjects:        Shakespeare, William
                 Shakespeare, William
Includes:        bibliography afp
Subjects:        Acting/History
Choice review #  29-0231
LC Card Number:  90-22817
 

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