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Dews, Peter

Overview
Works: 6 works in 25 publications in 2 languages and 626 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PR2831, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Dews
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the 1986 Stratford Festival production of Shakespeare's play produced for TV by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
An age of kings a cycle of the history plays of William Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When An Age of Kings was first broadcast, it was the most conceptually ambitious Shakespeare project ever attempted for either film or television. Its fifteen parts encompassed Richard II, both parts of Henry IV, Henry V, all three parts of Henry VI and Richard III, effectively presenting a chronological history of British royalty from 1377 to 1485. An Age of Kings' adapter Eric Crozier cut the text into schedule-friendly 60 and 75 minute episodes. These mostly comprised half a complete play, though Henry VI Part I was reduced to a single hour-long episode."--British FiIm Institute
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare ( Book )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and French and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stratford festival edition of the Taming of the Shrew
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Book )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This edition of one of Shakespeare's most popular and attractive plays adopts a radically new approach to the text. It offers modernized texts not only of the 1599 'good' quarto, but also of the short, or b̀ad' quarto of 1597, regarding each as an independent witness to a 'mobile text' which changed in composition as Shakespeare wrote it. The longer and more familiar text, first printed in 1599, is presented along with a detailed explanatory commentary sensitive to both literary and theatrical issues. The earlier, shorter text is annotated only where it differs significantly from the later." "In addition to considering issues of performance, the introduction traces the Romeo and Juliet narrative from its origins in myth through its adaptation in the novella, a form which changed the story in subtle ways as it crossed national boundaries from Italy to France to England. It shows how Shakespeare's transmutation of the story reflects contemporary concerns with love, death, adolescence, and patriarchism, and illuminates his artistic experimentations with poetry, style, rhetoric, and dramatic form."--Jacket
From page to stage--The Taming of the shrew ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a synopsis of Shakespeare's play, including excerpts from the 1982 Stratford Festival production produced for TV by the Canadian Broadcastion Company. Together with accompanying material, provides the viewer with a sense of the play as a script for performance. Includes notes from the director, numerous production shots, information on Shakespeare's life and times, and explanations of difficult language
Romeo and Juliet by Stratford Festival Collection ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Languages
English (24)
French (1)
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