Global Shakespeares

Open-Air Shakespeare

Under Australian Skies

Authors: Gaby, R.

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About this book

Many people today first encounter staged Shakespeare in an open-air setting. This book traces the history of open-air Shakespeares in Australia to investigate why the anomaly of adapting 400-year old plays under Australian skies exerts such a strong appeal.

About the authors

Rosemary Gaby is a senior lecturer in English at the University of Tasmania, Australia. She has published widely on Shakespeare in performance and is currently editing Henry IV, Part Two for the Internet Shakespeare Editions. She has completed an online edition of Henry IV, Part One for the ISE, and her print edition of the play was published in 2013.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction: Open-Air Shakespeare, Space, Place, and Performance

    Gaby, Rosemary

    Pages 1-16

  • Early Experiments: Pastoral and Elizabethan Staging

    Gaby, Rosemary

    Pages 17-40

  • Pageants and Festivals: Shakespeare in the Street

    Gaby, Rosemary

    Pages 41-55

  • Glenn Elston and the Rise of Picnic Shakespeares

    Gaby, Rosemary

    Pages 56-76

  • From Local Park to National Park: After the 1980s

    Gaby, Rosemary

    Pages 77-106

Buy this book

eBook $54.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-42686-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Download immediately after purchase
Hardcover $70.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-42685-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $67.50
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-349-49093-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Open-Air Shakespeare
Book Subtitle
Under Australian Skies
Authors
Series Title
Global Shakespeares
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-42686-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137426864
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-42685-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-49093-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 123
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