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Spectacular Shakespeare : critical theory and popular cinema / edited by Courtney Lehmann and Lisa S. Starks.

  • Author

    Lehmann, Courtney

    Starks, Lisa S., 1960-,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Madison [N.J.] : London : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Associated University Presses, c2002.

  • Subject

    Motion pictures History and criticism Theory, etc

    English drama Film and video adaptations

    Film adaptations

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

  • Accession number


  • Class

    Reading Room - 72.86/SPE

  • ISBN

    0838639100 : (alk. paper)

  • Language


  • Physical description

    243 p. ; 24 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Contents:All our Othellos : black monsters and white masks on the American screen / Marguerite Hailey Rippy - "How very like the home life of our dear queen" : Ian McKellen's Richard 111 / Lisa Hopkins - UkBU. (Un)doing the book "without Verona walls" : a view from the receiving end of Baz Luhrmann's William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet / Alfredo Michel Modenessi - UkBU. Cutting up characters : the erotic politics of Trevor Nunn's Twelfth night / Laurie Osborne - The marriage of Shakespeare and Hollywood : Kenneth Branagh's Much ado about nothing / Samuel Crowl - UkBU. Shakespeare in love : romancing the author, mastering the body / UkBU. Courtney Lehmann - "Art thou base, common and popular?" : the cultural politics of Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet / Douglas Lanier - UkBU. From the cinema to the classroom : Hollywood teaches Hamlet / Elizabeth A. Deitchman - The film's the thing : using Shakespearean film in the classroom / Annalisa Castaldo - UkBU. Afterword : Te(e)n things I hate about girlene Shakesploitation UkBU. flicks in the late 1990s, or not-so-fast times at Shakespeare High UkBU.