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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.

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 $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-42686-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • 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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