Book Announcement: NKS HAMLET
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 20.0020 Wednesday, 14 January 2009
From: David Horvath <
Date: Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 14:33:41 -0500
Subject: New Release: NKS: Hamlet
Focus Publishing is proud to announce the newest publication from the
New Kittredge Shakespeare Series.
The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Editors: Bernice W. Kliman & James H. Lake
2009 . 978-1-58510-140-5 . paper . 208 pages . 51/2 x 81/2 . $8.95
Each edition includes:
The original introduction to the Kittredge Edition
*NEW* Introduction to the Focus Edition with a section on performance
considerations and performance histories.
*NEW* Performance notes that appear separately and immediately below the
textual footnotes. These include discussions of performance concerns
(places where directors or actors need to make choices), staging, issues
of interpretation, etc.
*NEW* How to read the play as Performance Section. A discussion of the
written play vs. the play as performed (considerations, differences,
accomplishments, etc.); film and/or stage; historic and modern that will
allow the reader to envision the work "off the page."
*NEW* Comprehensive Timeline covering major historical events (with
brief annotations ) as well as relevant details from Shakespeare's life.
*NEW* Topics for Discussion and Further Study Section. Critical Issues:
dealing with the text in a larger context. Performance Issues: Questions
related to the Introduction to the Focus Edition's performance histories.
Complete details here: http://pullins.com/Books/NewKittredgeShakespeare.htm
David Horvath, Marketing Manager
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