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Published: 17 February 2000

360 Pages | 16 pp plates


ISBN: 9780198711766

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Shakespeare in the Theatre

An Anthology of Criticism

Edited by Stanley Wells

Oxford Shakespeare Topics

  • No comparable collection of Shakespeare criticism exists
  • 80 fascinating eye-witness descriptions, chosen for their readability and vividness in evoking past and present theatrical performances
  • Ranges across the canon - includes the less frequently peformed plays as well as those most popular with audiences down the ages [please note that not quite every play is included, so we can't claim they are]
  • Covers most of the great names of acting and directing
  • Includes some American and European as well as British productions
  • Of great interest to students of stage history
  • 16 pp. of illustrations
  • Contextualizing headnotes and helpful annotation plus useful Further Reading

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