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Title Almost Shakespeare : reinventing his works for cinema and television / edited by James R. Keller and Leslie Stratyner
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2004]


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Description vi, 197 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction / James R. Keller and Leslie Stratyner -- 1. The politics of culture : the play's the thing / Patrick Finn -- 2. Have we really been here before? : imitation as originality in Gus Van Sant's My own private Idaho / Andrew Barnaby -- 3. Shakespeare transposed : the British stage on the post-colonial screen / Parmita Kapadia -- 4. Suture, Shakespeare, and race : or, what is our cultural debt to the bard? / Ayanna Thompson -- 5. Cinema in the round : self-reflexivity in Tim Blake Nelson's O / Eric C. Brown -- 6. Sex, lies, videotape - and Othello / R. S. White -- 7. "The time is out of joint" : Withnail and I and historical melancholia / Aaron Kelly and David Salter -- 8. Horatio : the first CSI / Jody Malcolm -- 9. Teen scenes: recognizing Shakespeare in teen film / Ariane M. Balizet -- 10. "An aweful rule" : safe schools, hard canons, and Shakespeare's loose heirs / Melissa J. Jones
11. Prospero's pharmacy : Peter Greenaway and the critics play Shakespeare's mimetic game / Dan DeWeese -- 12. Shakespeare film and television derivatives : a bibliography / Jose Ramon Diaz Fernandez
Summary "This collection of essays addresses the use of Shakespearean narratives, themes, imagery, and characterizations in non-Shakespearean cinema. The essays explore how Shakespeare and his work are manipulated within the popular media and explore topics such as racism, jealousy, misogyny, and nationality."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-189) and index
SUBJECT Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film adaptations.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Filmand video adaptations
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Television adaptations.
Subject English drama -- Filmand video adaptations
Film adaptations -- History and criticism.
English drama -- Television adaptations.
Film adaptations.
English drama -- Film adaptations.
Genre/Form Film adaptations.
Author Keller, James R., 1960-
Stratyner, Leslie.
LC no. 2004017517
ISBN 0786419091 softcover alkaline paper