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Women as Hamlet : performance and interpretation in theatre, film and fiction / Tony Howard.

  • Author

    Howard, Tony, 1947-,

  • Date published

    2007

  • Publisher

    Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.

  • Subject

    Breeches parts

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Dramatic production.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Dramatic production Stage history - Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Stage history.

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

    Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923.

  • Accession number

    83428023

  • Class

    Reading Room - 72.07/HOW

  • ISBN

    9780521864664, 0521864666

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    xi, 329 p. ; 24 cm.

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Formatted contents note: The drama of questions and the mystery of Hamlet -- Playing Hamlet, writing the self -- 'Is this womanly?' -- Virile spirits: Sarah Bernhardt and her inheritance -- 'I am whom I play': Asta Nielsen -- 'Why are you looking at me like that?': Zinaida Raikh -- Behind the arras, through the Wall: Poland 1989 -- Hamlet from the margins: Spain, Turkey, Ireland -- Films and fictions: Hamlet, men's eyes and the ages of woman -- Women's voices in the cathedral of culture -- Beyond silence, imagination.