Revised edition of an established favourite: Peter Brook's take on Shakespeare - with a cheeky new chapter added on the end Evoking Shakespeare addresses a number of essential questions about performing Shakespeare today.? 'Why is Shakespeare not out of date?'? 'What do we mean by Shakespeare's "genius" or "creativity" or "poetry"?'? 'What, in fact, is the Shakespeare phenomenon?' The new chapter, Forgetting Shakespeare, urges us to put to one side the mountains of preconceptions about Shakespeare in order to get at the truth in the plays...