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Shakespeare for young people : productions, versions and adaptations

Author: Abigail Rokison-Woodall
Publisher: London : Arden Shakespeare ; New York : Available in the USA from Bloomsbury Academic Professional, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The search to find engaging and inspiring ways to introduce children and young adults to Shakespeare has resulted in a rich variety of approaches to producing and adapting Shakespeare's plays and the stories and characters at their heart. Shakespeare for Young People is the only comprehensive overview of such productions and adaptations, and engages with a wide range of genres, including both British and American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abigail Rokison-Woodall
ISBN: 9781441172280 1441172289 9781441125569 1441125566
OCLC Number: 744289547
Description: 247 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Full-scale Stage Productions for Young People ; Shakespeare's Globe: 'Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bankd' ; Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing and Macbeth --
Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet, Michael Almereyda's Hamlet and Christine Edzard's The Children's A Midsummer Nights Dream --
'Shakespeare's Stories' : Prose Narratives and Picture Books --
Shakespeare and the Graphic Novel --
Cut-down Stage Versions for Young Children --
Shakespeare : The Animated Tales --
Novel Adaptations of Shakespeare: Hamlet --
Original Plays Based on Shakespeare --
Film Adaptations of Shakespeare --
'Romeo and Juliet the cartoon' and 'High School Dreams'.
Responsibility: Abigail Rokison.

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Offers a comprehensive overview of Shakespeare for children and young people from the National Theatre, Globe Education and Shakespeare 4 Kidz to film and manga adaptations. This book explores the  Read more...

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Abigail Rokison provides a comprehensive review of some of the many approaches taken by theatre and film directors, publishers and writers to shape the plays to teenagers and provides sharp, Read more...

 
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