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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures$
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P. J. Marshall

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780197263518

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197263518.001.0001

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Barnardine’s Straw: The Devil in Shakespeare’s Detail

Barnardine’s Straw: The Devil in Shakespeare’s Detail

Shakespeare Lecture

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(p.204) (p.205) Barnardine’s Straw: The Devil in Shakespeare’s Detail
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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures
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Michael Pennington

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British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197263518.003.0007

This lecture discusses memories of appreciating William Shakespeare's work. It reveals the various theatre adaptations of Shakespeare's works, including Hamlet, Macbeth, and As You Like It, and some notable theatre actors who contributed to the portrayal of Shakespeare's characters. It examines Shakespeare's use of language in his works, including several other literary techniques he used.

Keywords:   William Shakespeare, theatre adaptations, use of language, literary techniques, theatre actors, Hamlet, Macbeth, As You Like It

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