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Pronouncing Shakespeare

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  • Page extent: 208 pages
  • Size: 198 x 130 mm
  • Weight: 0.34 kg

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  • Dewey number: 822.3/3
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: PR3081 .C93 2005
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616--Language
    • English language--Early modern, 10-1700--Pronunciation
    • Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616--Stage history--England--London
    • Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616--Stage history--19-
    • Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616.--Romeo and Juliet

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Index

The alphabetical arrangement of the index is letter-by-letter.

accent of the age 27

accents

   actors using their own 24–5, 27, 111, 113, 118, 166

   identity function of 148

   mixed 164–7

   modern regional 21, 23, 89, 91–3, 148–9

   standard 27, 80–1 see also Early Modern English

accommodation 26, 71, 121–3

actors

   reaction to OP 143–8, 164–7

   teaching IPA to 31–2

age and accent 41, 72–5

Anglo-Saxon spelling 46

announcement before the play 105–6

apostrophes 48, 60–1

applause 139–40

a pronunciations 83

Armin, Robert 26

Around the Globe 11, 135

As You Like It 41

audiences

   expectations of 113

   Globe 5–6, 92–3, 134–6, 153–4

   Romeo and Juliet 7, 113, 126, 150–4

audio-teaching 32–3

auditions 27, 41

authenticity 7

Barber, Charles 19

Barton, John xi-xii, 10, 15, 20, 33, 58, 101, 113

BBC 128–30

Benvolio, character of 146

Berry, Cicely 155–6

‘best’ speech 26

Block, Giles 147

boredom 33

Boundy, Neville 57

Bourne, Bette 69, 101, 102, 114, 139, 143, 145, 155–7, 170

Burke, Tom 101, 108, 122–3, 130, 162

Callan, Debs xvii, 11, 13–17, 58

Cambridge History of the English Language, The 20

Carroll, Tim xv, 8, 16, 17, 27, 34, 36, 40–1, 56, 58, 64, 69, 76, 97–8, 103, 109–10, 112–13, 124–5, 128, 135, 141, 155–8, 164, 166, 170, 173–4

characterization 22

character scripts 97–8

Charlton, Sid xvii, 97, 104

Chaucer, Geoffrey 73, 171

child language 119

Christiansen, Rupert 128

class differences 22, 41, 63, 66, 69, 71, 111

Coates, Callum 101, 155, 157, 160

Cockney 66, 137

colloquial style 61–3, 70–1, 168

common core 76–88

Condell, Henry 26

Connolly, John Paul 101, 105

consonants

   Early Modern English 79–82

   omission of 61–2

Cornford, Tom xvii, 16–17, 21, 36, 56, 59, 64, 97–9, 104, 107, 144, 158, 170

‘correct’ pronunciation 67

costumes 151

   effect of 127–8, 143

Crystal, Ben 12, 31, 57, 159, 173–4

Crystal, David xvii

Crystal, Hilary 57, 125

cue-scripts 97

cuts 57, 105, 107

dance 151

dialect coaches 28, 35, 58, 59, 94

diphthongs 82, 86–9

director decisions 152–3

   OP influencing 21–2, 76, 81, 112

Dobson, E. J. 19, 54

Dodsley, Robert 43

Dogberry 17

dog’s letter 50–1

Doran, Gregory 57

dramaturgy 40–1, 112, 148–50

Drake, Francis 26

dual alphabet 59–60

Early Modern English 12, 28, 171

   American history of 93–4

   changes in 72–4

   range of accents in 25–7, 60–75

   vowel system of 175 see also original pronunciation

ear-training 31

educated speech 63, 67–71

elision 48, 60–2, 70

Elizabethan actors 26–7

Elyot, Thomas 67–8

Emiabata, Tas 101, 106, 164

emotional speech 69–70, 119, 126

‘far back’ 84–5

Fiennes, Joseph 162

findout.tv 18

First Folio spellings 47, 70

formality 60–1

Fowler, Henry 67

Friends of Shakespeare’s Globe 134

Front Row 129–30

Garnon, Jimmy 23–4, 28, 65, 101, 110, 118, 122, 136, 143, 147, 168, 174

g-dropping 22, 47, 70–1, 79, 115

Gimson, A. C. 19, 21

Globe see Shakespeare’s Globe

Globe Education 11, 12, 43–4, 155

Globe Playhouse Trust 2

Globe practitioners 44

grammatical words 62–4, 66, 141, 165

groundlings 5–6, 136, 138, 153–4

Guthrie, Tyrone 20

half-rhyme 52

Hall, Peter 20, 44, 59

Halliday, Gerry 129

Hamlet 6, 13

Hart, John 49

h-dropping 65–9, 79

helicopters 6

Heminge, John 26

Henry V 3, 5–6

Hoare, Charmian xvii, 98–9, 100, 108–9, 112, 114–19, 121, 123, 125, 128, 131, 155–6, 158, 167

Holofernes 48–9, 66–8

homophones 87

humour 80, 141, 146

hypercorrection 22–3

iambic metre 77–8

identity and accent 148

imitating accents 33–4

inconsistency 119

individual word pronunciations 89–90

International Phonetic Alphabet 25, 29–31

Internet forum 163–4

intonation 13, 113

Iqbal, Razia 130

James I, King 26

Jessop, Melanie 101, 173

jigs 153, 173

Johnson, Samuel 43

Jones, Daniel 21, 34

Jonson, Ben 49–50

Juliet, character of 145

Julius Caesar 10, 20

Kirimi, Kananu 64, 92, 101, 108, 122–4, 126, 130, 145–6, 162, 165, 167

Kökeritz, Helge 19, 54, 105

language change 46–7, 72, 87, 113

Lass, Roger 20

Latin 50

Linguaphone 31

liquid sounds 50

‘little’ words 61–4

London accents 25–6, 159

loudness of speech 126

Love’s Labour’s Lost 48, 66

Macbeth 93

MacDonald, Glynn 144

McEnery, John 101, 127, 130

McGinity, Terry 101

Mamet, David 146

Marlowe Society 20

Marsen, Julie 101

Master of Movement 144

Master of Voice 35

Master of Words 147

Measure for Measure 131

Mercutio, character of 147–8

Meredith, Rhys 24, 64, 101, 102, 110, 111, 117–18, 121, 126, 146, 164–5, 167, 168, 170

metre 48, 51, 77–8

Milton, Jonathan 126

Much Ado About Nothing 99, 129

Müller, Simon 101, 118

music 134, 151–2

myths about Elizabethan English 93–4

Nancy W. Knowles Theatre 130, 155, 173

New Penguin Shakespeare 56

Newton, Robert 23

Nightingale, Florence 46

non-segmental pronunciation 13, 113

non-standard pronunciations 63

Nurse, character of 69, 145

OP see original pronunciation

original practices 7–8, 143, 151

original pronunciation

   alternative versions of 53

   books on 19

   changes in 41, 72

   character of 91–3, 113, 142–3, 149, 167–8

   common core of 76–88

   deciding to do 8–9

   decisions about transcription 55–60

   evidence of 45–54, 156, 163

   informality of 62

   intelligibility of 36–7, 135, 157–8, 169

   Internet discussion of 163–4

   long-term effect of 164–7

   modern accents compared to 21–2, 37, 91–3

   presenting other authors in 171

   television discussion of 161–3

   uncertainty about 13, 52–3

   uniqueness of 149

   variation in 25–7, 41, 60–75, 77–81

orthoepists 49–51, 67–9, 76, 80

Othello xi, 57

owning the accent 116–17

Paltrow, Gwyneth 162

Patterson, Brian 105, 109

Penguin Factfinder 18

phonetics, historical 14

phonetic transcription 12–13, 29–32, 56

   full vs partial 37–9, 59–60

phonology, historical 14

Playing Shakespeare 20

pronouns 63–4

puns 41, 51, 54, 70, 73, 77, 87

Quarto spellings 80, 90

Queen Mab speech 147–8

-r after vowels 22, 24, 50, 79, 80–1, 112, 123

Raleigh, Walter 26

Received Pronunciation 26–7, 80–5, 122, 143, 147, 149, 162, 166

   affected 82

recordings

   Globe 131, 181

   Radio 4 130

regional performances 149–50

rehearsals 97–131, 157

re-spelling 30

rhymes 51–4, 66, 77, 167

rhythms 51, 77–8, 113

Richard and Judy 55, 161–3

Robeson, Paul xi

Robins, Nick 11

Rodenburg, Patsy 61

Romeo and Juliet

   character interpretations in 144–8

   cuts in 57

   duration of 65

   effect of helicopters on 138–9

   effect of rain on 138

   OP performances 133–60

   parallel performances of 120

   post-OP performances of 164–7

   production features of 150–4

   video of 140, 181

RP see Received Pronunciation

rustic impression 22, 81, 142, 157

Rylance, Mark xvii, 6, 10, 100, 155, 157

schwa 62

segmental pronunciation 13

self-correction 124

seminar on OP 11, 13–17, 41, 56, 58, 155, 171

Shakespeare in Love 162

Shakespeare’s accent 26

Shakespeare’s Globe

   audience involvement in 5–6

   history of 1–2

   Library at 181

   open-air character of 6–7

   Press Office at 128–9

   reconstruction of 2–4

   schedules for 120

   seating at 140–1

   tours of 125

Shakespeare’s Words 12

   website for 18–19, 181

shaksper site 163–4

silent letters 68

Smith, Captain John 93

sociolinguistics 69, 71

sound patterns 51–4

speed of speech 60–1, 65, 112–13

spelling

   influencing pronunciation 48, 66–7

   representing speech 54, 61–3, 80

   used as evidence 46–9

Spottiswoode, Patrick 43, 45, 155, 158, 159

standard English 63

stereotyped accents 22–3, 156

Stewart, Bill 70, 101, 165, 170

Stone, Anne 162

stress patterns 64, 66

Story of English, The 20

styles 60–76

Swan theatre 3

systemic transcription 39–40

talkback sessions 58, 92–3, 100, 142, 152, 154–9, 173

tape recording

   provided 99, 104, 107–9, 117

   rejected 31–2

Tempest, The 5, 7

Theatre playhouse 3

transcription

   actors not to be shown 104

   arguments for and against 29–35

   completion of 94–5

   extracts of 177–80

   future modifications to 170

   proposal for 15, 17

   types of 37–40, 59, 170

Trill, Joel 92, 101, 118, 165, 166, 168

trilled sounds 50

tripping pronunciation 13, 49, 61

Twelfth Night 8

Two Gentlemen of Verona, The 2

Under-Globe 121

uneducated speech 63

uniformity, phonetic 25

unison speech 114

University of Wales, Bangor 18

voice coaches 35, 128

vowels

   centralized 22, 83, 87

   difficult 115, 117–18

   Early Modern English 82–9, 175–6

   long 84–6

   omission of 61

   pure 89

   short 82–4

   short vs long 82

   spoken and written 54–5

Walker-Brown, Rowan xvii

Wanamaker, Sam xi, 2, 12, 45

Wells, John 94

West Country accent 23

wh-, pronunciation of 40, 79, 115

Williamisms 12

women’s speech 69

word-play 87–8, 146

Wordplay 12

young people’s reaction 137–8, 142

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