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Shakespeare, the movie : popularizing the plays on film, TV, and video / edited by Lynda E. Boose, Richard Burt.

  • Author

    Boose, Lynda E

    Burt, Richard, 1954-,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    London : Routledge, 1997.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Film and video adaptations.

    English drama Film and video adaptations

    Television adaptations History and criticism

    Film adaptations History and criticism

  • Accession number


  • Class

    Reading Room - 72.86/BOO

  • ISBN

    9780415165853, 0415165849, 9780415165853, 0415165857 (pbk.)

  • Language


  • Physical description

    x, 277 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Introduction: Shakespeare, the movie / Lynda E. Boose and Richard Burt -- Totally clueless?: Shakespeare goes Hollywood in the 1990s / Lynda E. Boose and Richard Burt -- Race-ing Othello, re-engendering white-out / Barbara Hodgdon -- War is mud: Branagh's dirty Harry V and the types of political ambiguity / Donald K. Hedrick. Uk-SuSCL. Contents: "Top of the world, Ma": Richard III and cinematic convention / James N. Loehlin -- Popularizing Shakespeare: the artistry of Franco Zeffirelli / Robert Hapgood -- Shakespeare Wallah and colonial specularity / Valerie Wayne -- Poetry in motion: animating Shakespeare / Laurie E. Osborne -- When Peter met Orson: the 1953 CBS King Lear / Tony Howard -- In search of nothing: mapping King Lear / Kenneth S. Rothwell. Uk-SuSCL. Contents: A shrew for the times / Diane E. Henderson -- Shakespeare in the age of post-mechanical reproduction: sexual and electronic magic in Prospero's books / Peter S. Donaldson -- Grossly gaping viewers and Jonathan Miller's Othello / Lynda E. Boose -- Age cannot wither him: Warren Beatty's Bugsy as Hollywood Cleopatra / Katherine Eggert -- Asta Nielsen and the mystery of Hamlet / Ann Thompson -- The family tree motel: subliming Shakespeare in My own private Idaho / Susan Wiseman -- The love that dare not speak Shakespeare's name: new Shakesqueere cinema / Richard Burt. Ik-SuSCL.