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Shakespeare's The tempest : the relationship between text and film

Author: Lisa Hopkins; Ian Hunter
Publisher: London : Methuen Drama, 2008.
Series: Screen adaptations.
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"The Screen Adaptations Series provides in-depth analysis of how classic literature has been adapted for the screen, showing how alternative readings offer up new interpretations of the original text. Each book, authored by a leading scholar In adaptations studies, collects together a vast array of study material, critical insight and thought-provoking comparisons. From the literary context of the original work, to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Hopkins; Ian Hunter
ISBN: 9780713679106 0713679107
OCLC Number: 181069092
Description: viii, 200 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Part 1. Literary contexts --
The play in its time --
The play today --
Adaptations of The Tempest - a brief overview --
Part 2. From text to screen --
Introduction - setting the scene --
Forbidden planet (dir. Fred Wilcox, 1956) --
The Tempest (dir. Derek Jarman, 1979) --
Prospero's books (dir. Peter Greenaway, 1991) --
Conclusion --
Part 3. Critical responses and the afterlife of text and film --
Introduction --
Jarman's The Tempest --
Prospero's Books --
Forbidden Planet --
Afterlife.
Series Title: Screen adaptations.
Other Titles: Tempest
Responsibility: Lisa Hopkins ; [edited by Ian Hunter]

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A close study of the relationship between text and film versions of The Tempest. Literature and film studies students will find plenty of material to support their courses and essay writing on how  Read more...

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'Lisa Hopkins' Screen Adaptations: Shakespeare's The Tempest is accessible and insightful...this book offers some valuable provocations into the screen afterlife of the Bard's 'late Romance'. Journal Read more...

 
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