Extracted from text ... MICHAEL A. MORRISON. John Barrymore, Shakespearean Actor. Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press, 1997. 397 pp.
Reviewed by BRIAN PEARCE
This book is a work of merit, giving the reader access to the life and career of one of the great
twentieth century actors of Shakespeare, John Barrymore (1882-1942). Michael A. Morrison is a
New York based theatre historian and critic. His study of Barrymore is detailed and incisive. The
book is lavishly produced with some fascinating photographs of the productions, two appendices
and extensive notes.
In this wealth of information and analysis, however, the reader has to do some searching ..
Extracted from text ... RICHARD W. SCHOCH. Shakespeare's Victorian Stage : Performing History in the
Theatre of Charles Kean. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. xiv, 208 pp.
Reviewed by LAURENCE WRIGHT
This book is a primarily a study of Charles Kean's productions of Shakespeare's English
chronicle plays at the Princess's Theatre between 1852 and 1859, a period crucial to the
development of ideas of English nationalism. Schoch focuses on these particular stagings as
more than drama; as performances of nineteenth century theories of history and historical
representation. His project operates under the aegis of the so-called 'linguistic turn' in cultural
theory, and is ..
Extracted from text ... A Shakespeare Bibliography of Periodical Publications in
South Africa in 2002
Prepared by CECILIA BLIGHT
Birkinshaw, Catharine. Rev. of King Henry VI 3 edited by John D. Cox and Eric Rasmussen. Shakespeare
in Southern Africa 15 (2003): 115-116.
Burger, S. "Trees that capture the Past: Historical Trees: 3." Farmer's Weekly 93002 17 January (2003): 51.
Chetty, Rajendra. "Fletcher's The Tamer Tamed: a rediscovered Jacobean text." Shakespeare in Southern
Africa 15 (2003): 91-96.
Clarkson, Carrol. Rev. of David Schalkwyk's Speech and Performance in Shakespeare's Sonnets and
Plays. English Academy Review 20 (2003): 137-141.
Distiller, Natasha. "'Colonial Shakespeare': report on the ..