By Barbara Hodgdon, W. B. Worthen
A spouse to Shakespeare and function presents a state of the art engagement with the speedily constructing box of Shakespeare functionality reports.
- Redraws the limits of Shakespeare functionality reports.
- Considers functionality in more than a few media, together with in print, within the lecture room, within the theatre, in movie, on tv and video, in multimedia and electronic kinds.
- Introduces vital phrases and modern parts of enquiry in Shakespeare and function.
- Raises questions about the dynamic interaction among Shakespearean writing and the practices of up to date functionality and function experiences.
- Written through a world crew of significant students, academics, theatre makers.
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Vol. 18: 38–9) This ‘‘harkening back’’ is the creative act that constitutes the life drive for Freud. The ‘‘elementary entities’’ upon which the architects and scholars responsible for the reconstructed Globe frame the performance by which they negotiate the new existence of built space are the germ cells that link the two buildings, the rebuilt original and the new reconstruction. To offer a repetition of my own: as with the life drive, this performance involves a complicated negotiation between architecture-as-return and architecture-as-new-form.
They say there is no need to have separate attendants, for their servants will serve the King as well. Lear’s impassioned ‘‘Reason not the need’’ rejoinder expresses his grief and rage over the economy he himself set in motion with the love test. It is here that the axis of the play tilts, and Lear begins to feel the insistent beating of his own breaking heart. As with Cordelia, he attempts to placate this breaking wound with the comforts of counting: You think I’ll weep; No, I’ll not weep: I have full cause of weeping; but this heart Shall break into a hundred thousand flaws, Or ere I’ll weep.
In addition to disinheriting his favorite daughter, Lear also goes for his sword to strike Kent. Banishing Cordelia and Kent fast upon the heels of his announced wish to be done with the cares of state, Lear sets off a play that proceeds in a kind of reverse order; the old king becomes a child, and Cordelia, the youngest, becomes a military leader and ruler before her untimely death. Stanley Cavell (1969) argues that Lear is motivated to stage the love test because he wants to avoid love, thinking himself unworthy of it.
A Companion to Shakespeare and Performance by Barbara Hodgdon, W. B. Worthen