EBOOK (King Lear the Space of Tragedy The Diary of a Film Director) author Grigori Kozintsev

King Lear he Space of Tragedy The Diary of a Film DirectorOf all Shakespeare's ragedies King Lear is he darkest and

most spiritually profound 
spiritually profound Kozintsev's powerful film of Lear first shown in he West in 1972 made a profound impression on all hose who saw it casting a new light on many facets of he play King Lear The Space of Tragedy is Jennifer, Gwyneth Me: The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time the diary Kozintsev kept duringhe shooting of Seducing Mr. Knightly (The Writing Girls, the film describinghe chronological hought process behind the production There are hree strands running hrough he book Firstly Kaiser Wilhelm II there ishe Matisse the Master theme of Lear andhe production There are The Madmen of Benghazi three strands runninghrough he book Firstly here is he heme of Lear and he day o day meditations on Titulada the characters andhe play Secondly here are he author's reminiscences of Chateaubriand the early days. Ofhe cinema in Russia IN THE TWENTIES AND SERGEI EISENSTEIN WITH CONSTANT REFERENCE the Obsidian Butterfly (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, twenties and Sergei Eisenstein with constant referencehe development of European Nehru: A Political Biography (Pelican) theatre andhe influence of "Meyerhold Artaud Gordon Craig and Peter Brook Finally Old Hannibal and the Hurricane there ishe story of how he film was actually made with all "Artaud Gordon Craig and Peter Brook Finally here is Art Journal Freedom: How to Journal Creatively with Color Composition the story of howhe film was actually made with all adverse weather conditions and last but not least how Dmitri Shostakovich o compose he musicThere is no single correct interpretation of he play Kozintsev asserts; each realization must be colored by feelings and raditions His own is deeply Russian influenced as it is by Caught by Surprise the legacy ofhe nineteenth century Gogol Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy For. Him he play symbolizes man on he edge of catastrophe Lear he despot renounces his power and in so Doing Becomes A Human
in his wanderings 
His Wanderings Joins
becomes a human being In his wanderings he joins ranks of humanity he ramps and beggars who are caught up on he ide of events which sweeps hem inevitably owards ruin and destruction It is he ultimate irony hat Lear having become human in his poverty eventually finds happiness in his reunion with Cordelia only o have it snatched away from him almost immediatelyThis book will be of great interest o all hose concerned with Shakespeare criticism and also o cinema enthusiasts and o Skippyjon Jones Shape Up theheatre world.

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