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Title Screening Shakespeare in the twenty-first century / edited by Mark Thornton Burnett and Ramona Wray
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2006]
©2006
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Description 1 online resource (iv, 218 pages)
Contents Cover -- COVER -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1 8216;If I8217;m right8217;58; Michael Wood8217;s In Search of Shakespeare -- 2 8216;I see my father8217; in 8216;my mind8217;s eye8217;58; Surveillance and the Filmic Hamlet -- 3 Backstage Pass40;ing41;58; Stage Beauty44; Othello and the Make45;up of Race -- 4 The Postnostalgic Renaissance58; The 8216;Place8217; of Liverpool in Don Boyd8217;s My Kingdom -- 5 Our Shakespeares58; British Television and the Strains of Multiculturalism -- 6 Looking for Shylock58; Stephen Greenblatt44; Michael Radford and Al Pacino -- 7 Speaking Maori Shakespeare58; The Maori Merchant of Venice and the Legacy of Colonisation -- 8 8216;Into a thousand parts divide one man8217;58; Dehumanised Metafiction and Fragmented Documentary in Peter Babakitis8217; Henry V -- 9 Screening the McShakespeare in Post45;Millennial Shakespeare Cinema -- 10 Shakespeare and the Singletons44; or44; Beatrice Meets Bridget Jones58; Post45;Feminism44; Popular Culture and 8216;Shakespea40;Re41;45;Told8217; -- Notes on Contributors -- Index -- Last Page
Summary This bold new collection offers an innovative discussion of Shakespeare on screen after the millennium. Cutting-edge, and fully up-to-date, it surveys the rich field of Bardic film representations, from Michael Almereyda's Hamlet to the BBC 'Shakespea(Re)-Told' season, from Michael Radford's The Merchant of Venice to Peter Babakitis' Henry V. In addition to offering in-depth analyses of all the major productions, Screening Shakespeare in the Twenty-First Century includes reflections upon the less well-known filmic 'Shakespeares', which encompass cinema advertisements, appropriations, post-colonial reinventions and mass media citations, and which move across and between genres and mediums
Notes "Early versions of some of these chapters were given as papers at the Newcastle-upon-Tyne meeting of the British Shakespeare Association"--Acknowledgements
Includes index
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Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film adaptations -- Congresses.
English drama -- Film adaptations -- Congresses.
Film adaptations -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Film adaptations.
Form Electronic book
Author Burnett, Mark Thornton.
Wray, Ramona, 1971-
ISBN 0748630082 (electronic bk.)
9780748630080 (electronic bk.)
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