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Shakespeare, The Movie II

Popularizing the Plays on Film, TV, Video and DVD


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Following on from Shakespeare, The Movie, this volume brings together an invaluable new collection of essays on cinematic Shakespeares in the 1990s and beyond. Shakespeare, The Movie II covers: the impact of post-colonialism, globalization and digital film on recent Shakespeare adaptations adaptations in Europe and the Asian diaspora, as well as American and British films film, television, video and DVD adaptations including Almereyda's Hamlet, Animated Tales, Baz Luhrmann, Kenneth Branagh and 1990s' Macbeths. It also offers insight into issues such as the interplay between originals and adaptations, the appropriations of popular culture, the question of spectatorship and the impact of popularization on the canonical status of "the Bard". Shakespeare, The Movie II combines twelve exciting new essays from leading scholars with three cornerstone essays from the earlier collection. It is quite simply a must-read for any student of Shakespeare, film, media or cultural studies. Michael Anderegg, Richard Burt, Thomas Cartelli, Peter S. Donaldson, Katherine Eggert, Donald Hedrick, Diana Henderson, Barbara Hodgdon, Douglas Lanier, Courtney Lehmann, James Loehlin, Laurie Osborne

Author Biography

Richard Burt is Associate Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Lynda E. Boose is Professor of English and Women's Studies at Dartmouth College.
Release date NZ
August 14th, 2003
Edited by Lynda E. Boose Edited by Richard Burt
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
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