The Resource Hamlet Globe to globe : two years, 190,000 miles, 197 countries, one play, Dominic Dromgoole

Hamlet Globe to globe : two years, 190,000 miles, 197 countries, one play, Dominic Dromgoole

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Hamlet Globe to globe : two years, 190,000 miles, 197 countries, one play
Title
Hamlet Globe to globe
Title remainder
two years, 190,000 miles, 197 countries, one play
Statement of responsibility
Dominic Dromgoole
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Language
eng
Summary
"Two years. 193,000 miles. 190 countries. One play. For the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth the Globe Theatre undertook an unparalleled journey, to take Hamlet to every country on the planet, to share this beloved play with the entire world. The tour was the brainchild of Dominic Dromgoole, artistic director of the Globe, and in Hamlet Globe to Globe, Dromgoole takes readers along with him. From performing in sweltering deserts, ice-cold cathedrals, and heaving marketplaces, and despite food poisoning in Mexico, the threat of ambush in Somaliland, an Ebola epidemic in West Africa and political upheaval in Ukraine, the Globe's players pushed on. Dromgoole shows us the world through the prism of Shakespeare-what the Danish prince means to the people of Sudan, the effect of Ophelia on the citizens of Costa Rica, and how a sixteenth-century play can touch the lives of Syrian refugees. And thanks to this incredible undertaking, Dromgoole uses the world to glean new insight into this masterpiece, exploring the play's history, its meaning, and its pleasures. Hamlet Globe to Globe is a highly enjoyable book about an unprecedented theatrical adventure"--
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Dewey number
792.9/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2807
LC item number
.D76 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Hamlet Globe to globe : two years, 190,000 miles, 197 countries, one play, Dominic Dromgoole
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Hamlet Globe to globe : two years, 190,000 miles, 197 countries, one play, Dominic Dromgoole
Publication
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Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction -- Who's there? -- Honouring the upbeat -- Setting out through the Baltics -- Words and walls in Mitteleuropa -- Madness in Mexico City -- Polonius by the Red Sea -- God on a Pacific island -- Murder and the rice fields -- Soliloquies in the Andes -- News from England -- Wittenberg in the desert -- The world in revolt -- Fighting for eggshells and revenge -- Mission control -- Friendship on the road -- Caesar in Zaatari -- Embattled theatre near the Great Rift Valley -- The rest is silence -- Conclusion
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
390 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802125620
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017001313
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)939426737

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