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Exposed by the Mask: Form and Language in Drama

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Britain’s Sir Peter Hall is considered by many the most important director in his generation. As the artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre and the Old Vic, he has directed the greatest actors of our time in numerous seminal interpretations of Shakespeare and the Classics.

In his latest work, Sir Peter Hall ranges over the extraordinary his
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Paperback, 136 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Theatre Communications Group
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Peter Hall talks interestingly and intelligently on the way the form of drama and the mediums of its performance influenced the authors and continue to influence performance and the effectiveness thereof. I read it on a plane so not everything stuck but I did really enjoy reading it and he did a lot to change my opinion of where to draw the line when it comes to invoking 'death of the author' while working on a production.
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Sir Peter Reginald Frederick Hall CBE is an English theatre and film director. Hall founded the Royal Shakespeare Company (1960–68) and directed the National Theatre (1973–88), and has been prominent in defending public subsidy of the arts in Britain.
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