Prefaces to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Winter’s Tale & Twelfth Night


ISBN: 9781848420083
Author: By Harley Granville Barker
Publication Date: 08/01/2009
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 108pp.
Availability: Available


Unrivalled practical insights from one of the most influential actors and directors of Shakespeare of all time. With a foreword by Richard Eyre.

This volume contains the original 1914 Preface to A Midsummer Night’s Dream; an extended 1924 Preface to the same play; and the 1912 Prefaces to The Winter’s Tale and Twelfth Night.

‘I regard Granville Barker not only as the first modern English director but as the most influential’ Richard Eyre

‘A deep and penetrating intelligence illuminates his observations, and they remain permanently relevant’ Peter Brook

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