Shakespeare, Our Contemporary
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: December 2014
Duration: 11 hours 3 minutes
Shakespeare, Our Contemporary is aprovocative, original study of the major plays of Shakespeare. More than that, itis one of the few critical works to have strongly influenced theatricalproductions.
Peter Brook and Charles Marowitz are among the manydirectors who have acknowledged their debt to Jan Kott, finding in hisanalogies between Shakespearean situations and those in modern life and dramathe seeds of vital new stage conceptions. Shakespeare, Our Contemporary has been translated into nineteen languages since it appeared in 1961, and readers all over the world have similarly found their responses to Shakespeare broadenedand enriched.