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The Cambridge companion to Shakespeare on film

Author: Russell Jackson
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This companion is a collection of critical and historical essays on the films adapted from, and inspired by, Shakespeare's plays. The emphasis is on feature films for cinema with strong coverage Hamlet, Richard III, Macbeth, King Lear and Romeo and Juliet.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Film adaptations
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Jackson
ISBN: 9780521866002 0521866006 9780521685016 052168501X
OCLC Number: 74967113
Description: xii, 349 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: From play-script to screenplay / Russell Jackson --
Video and its paradoxes / Michèle Willems --
Critical junctures in Shakespeare screen history : the case of Richard III / Barbara Freedman --
Shakespeare and movie genre : the case of Hamlet / Harry Keyishian --
The comedies on film / Michael Hattaway --
Filming Shakespeare's history : three films of Richard III / H.R. Coursen --
Hamlet, Lady Macbeth and King Lear on film / J. Lawrence Guntner --
The tragedies of love on film / Patricia Tatspaugh --
The Shakespeare films of Laurence Olivier / Anthony Davies --
Orson Welles and filmed Shakespeare / Pamela Mason --
Grigori Kozintsev's Hamlet and King Lear / Mark Sokolyansky --
Franco Zeffirelli and Shakespeare / Deborah Cartmell --
Flamboyant realist : Kenneth Branagh / Samuel Crowl --
Looking at Shakespeare's women on film / Carol Chillington Rutter --
National and racial stereotypes in Shakespeare films / Neil Taylor --
Shakespeare the illusionist : filming the supernatural / Neil Forsyth --
Shakespeare's cinematic offshoots / Tony Howard.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Shakespeare on film
Responsibility: edited by Russell Jackson.
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Film adaptations of Shakespeare's plays are increasingly popular and now figure prominently in the study of his work and its reception. This updated Companion is a lively collection of critical and  Read more...

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