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Shakespeare, trauma and contemporary performance / Catherine Silverstone.

  • Author

    Silverstone, Catherine.,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    New York : Routledge, [2011].

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Views on violence.

    Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Stage history 1950-

    Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Film adaptations.

    Violence in the theater

    Violence in literature

    Violence in motion pictures

    Psychic trauma in the theater

    Psychic trauma in motion pictures

    Psychic trauma in literature

Contents: Introduction -- "Honour the real thing?: Gregory Doran's Titus Andronicus in South Africa -- The legacy of colonisation: Don C. Selwyn's The maori Merchant of Venice and Aotearoa New Zealand -- Sexuality, trauma and community: The tempest, Philip Osment's This island's mine and gay sweatshop -- Theatres of war: Nicholas Hytner's Henry V.