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The Cambridge companion to Shakespeare on film

The Cambridge companion to Shakespeare on film

Author: Russell Jackson
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Thanks to the diversity of approaches the Companion can be recommended as a valuable source of information and sound introduction to the state of the art.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Film adaptations
Adaptations cinématographiques
Adaptations cinématographiques et télévisées
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Jackson
ISBN: 0521630231 9780521630238 0521639751 9780521639750 9780511999215 0511999216
OCLC Number: 43487271
Description: xiv, 342 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Shakespeare, films and the marketplace ; 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 --
Comedies on film / Michael Hattaway --
Filming Shakespeare's history : three films of Richard III / H.R. Coursen --
Hamlet, Macbeth and King Lear on film / J. Lawrence Guntner --
Tragedies of love on film / Patricia Tatspaugh --
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.
Responsibility: edited by Russell Jackson.
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This lively Companion examines the wide range of films adapted from, and inspired by, Shakespeare's plays. Leading scholars discuss Shakespearian films from a variety of perspectives including strong  Read more...


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