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

Language and character, 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
Language and character
Title
Language and character
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 language to define character, and his characters' use of heightened language to achieve their intentions. Explores the Elizabethan relish of words and the use of Elizabethan English in the development of Shakespeare's characters
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.5
PerformerNote
  • Presented by John Barton
  • Sinead Cusack, Lisa Harrow, Ben Kingsley, Michael Pennington, Roger Rees, Patrick Stewart, David Suchet, Michael Williams
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1928-
  • 1943-
  • 1943-
  • 1944-2015
  • 1940-
  • 1935-2001
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Snell, Andrew
  • Carlaw, John
  • Barton, John
  • Cusack, Sinéad
  • Harrow, Lisa
  • Kingsley, Ben
  • Pennington, Michael
  • Rees, Roger
  • Stewart, Patrick
  • Suchet, David
  • Williams, Michael
  • Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Arts International
  • London Weekend Television (Firm)
  • Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Runtime
51
Series statement
Playing Shakespeare
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • English language
  • Acting
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Language and character, 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 12, 1984
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
21170194
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (51 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FFH 755
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(OCoLC)21170194
System details
VHS; Hi-fi
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Language and character, 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 12, 1984
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
21170194
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (51 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FFH 755
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(OCoLC)21170194
System details
VHS; Hi-fi
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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