Collaborations with the past : reshaping Shakespeare across time and media (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Collaborations with the past : reshaping Shakespeare across time and media

Author: Diana E Henderson
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Focusing on key writers, actors, theater directors, and filmmakers who have kept Shakespeare at the center of their endeavors over the past two hundred years, Collaborations with the Past illuminates not only the playwright's work but also the choices and responsibilities involved in re-creating culture, and the ingenuity and peril of the artistic process. By concentrating on rich yet problematic instances of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Film adaptations
Adaptations cinématographiques
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Walter Scott; Virginia Woolf; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Walter Scott, Sir; Virginia Woolf; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Drama; A Andrae; Virginia (1882-1941) Woolf; William (1564-1616) Shakespeare; William (1564-1616) Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diana E Henderson
ISBN: 0801444195 9780801444197
OCLC Number: 64390498
Description: xi, 289 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Bards of the borders : Scott's Kenilworth, the nineteenth century's Shakespeare, and the tragedy of Othello --
A fine romance : Cymbeline, Jane Eyre, and Mrs. Dalloway --
The return of the shrew : new media, old stories, and Shakespearean comedy --
What's past is prologue : Shakespeare's history and the modern performance of Henry V.
Responsibility: Diana E. Henderson.
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"Like the artists studied here, we pick and choose our Shakespeares, and through that labor another story emerges. Frozen in time on the page or screen, some of those collaborations continue to  Read more...

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"Collaborations with the Past is a thought-provoking analysis of Shakespeare's role in key periods of English cultural history, from the Romantics, represented by Sir Walter Scott, through to Read more...

 
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