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Shakespeare : the two traditions / H.R. Coursen.

  • Author

    Coursen, Herbert R.,

  • Date published

    1999

  • Publisher

    Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, c1999.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Stage history 1950-

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

Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 242-259) and index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Part one: Shakespeare on stage -- Histories in an era of post-history: the Shakespeare theatre's Henry V and Henry VI and the Public Theater's Henry VI -- The perils of postmodernism and of minimalism: three Tempests and one Macbeth -- Recent Hamlet productions and historicism -- When Hamlet goes wrong: Shakespeare repertory. Uk-SuSCL. Contents: Shakespeare on film -- Filming Richard III: Olivier, Loncraine, and Pacino -- Two excellent offshoots: Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead and Branagh's A midwinter's tale -- Two tragedies of wrong conclusions: Parker's Othello and Luhrmann's Romeo and Juliet -- Filming comedy: Trevor Nunn's Twelfth night -- Searching for Hamlet: Branagh's film. Uk-SuSCL.