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The Resource Irony and ambiguity, a presentation of Films for the Humanities ; an Arts International-London Weekend Television production ; producer, Andrew Snell ; director, John Carlaw ; writer, John Barton, (videorecording)

Irony and ambiguity, a presentation of Films for the Humanities ; an Arts International-London Weekend Television production ; producer, Andrew Snell ; director, John Carlaw ; writer, John Barton, (videorecording)

Label
Irony and ambiguity
Title
Irony and ambiguity
Statement of responsibility
a presentation of Films for the Humanities ; an Arts International-London Weekend Television production ; producer, Andrew Snell ; director, John Carlaw ; writer, John Barton
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of irony and ambiguity. Barton analyzes some of Shakespeare's texts with the actors, and demonstrates how understanding the intended irony in a phrase or speech totally changes the perception of the character speaking
Member of
Cataloging source
ZSJ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producers, Melvyn Bragg, Nick Evans ; music, Guy Woolfenden ; research, Jamie Muir
Intended audience
Intended audience: Junior high school through college students and adults
LC call number
PR2995
LC item number
.P52 1990 pt.7
PerformerNote
  • Presented by John Barton
  • Tony Church, Mike Gwilym, Alan Howard, Ben Kingsley, Jane Lapotaire, Richard Pasco, Michael Pennington, Norman Rodway, David Suchet
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1928-
  • 1937-2015
  • 1943-
  • 1943-
  • 1929-2001
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barton, John
  • Snell, Andrew
  • Carlaw, John
  • Church, Tony
  • Gwilym, Mike
  • Howard, Alan
  • Kingsley, Ben
  • Lapotaire, Jane
  • Pasco, Richard
  • Pennington, Michael
  • Rodway, Norman
  • Suchet, David
  • Arts International
  • London Weekend Television (Firm)
  • Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Runtime
51
Series statement
Playing Shakespeare
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Irony in literature
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Irony and ambiguity, a presentation of Films for the Humanities ; an Arts International-London Weekend Television production ; producer, Andrew Snell ; director, John Carlaw ; writer, John Barton, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Original air date: August 26, 1984
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
21186474
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (51:25 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FFH 757
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS; Hi-fi
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Irony and ambiguity, a presentation of Films for the Humanities ; an Arts International-London Weekend Television production ; producer, Andrew Snell ; director, John Carlaw ; writer, John Barton, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Original air date: August 26, 1984
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
21186474
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (51:25 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FFH 757
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS; Hi-fi
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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