A History of Shakespeare on Screen: A Century of Film and Television / Edition 2

A History of Shakespeare on Screen: A Century of Film and Television / Edition 2

by Kenneth S. Rothwell, Kenneth S. Rothwell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521543118

ISBN-13: 9780521543118

Pub. Date: 08/15/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book chronicles how film-makers have re-imagined Shakespeare's plays from the earliest exhibitions in music halls and nickelodeons to today's multi-million dollar productions shown in megaplexes. The new edition updates the chronology to the year 2003 and includes a new chapter on such recent films as John Madden's Shakespeare in Love, Kenneth Branagh's Love's

Overview

This book chronicles how film-makers have re-imagined Shakespeare's plays from the earliest exhibitions in music halls and nickelodeons to today's multi-million dollar productions shown in megaplexes. The new edition updates the chronology to the year 2003 and includes a new chapter on such recent films as John Madden's Shakespeare in Love, Kenneth Branagh's Love's Labours Lost, Michael Almereyda's Hamlet, and Billy Morrissette's Scotland, Pa. An up-to-date filmography, bibliography, and index of names makes it invaluable as a one-volume reference work. First Edition Hb (1999): 0-521-59404-9 First Edition Pb (2001): 0-521-00028-9

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521543118
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/15/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and acknowledgments to second edition; Preface to first edition; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; 1. Shakespeare in silence: from stage to screen; 2. Hollywood's four seasons of Shakespeare; 3. Laurence Olivier directs Shakespeare; 4. Orson Welles: Shakespeare for the art houses; 5. Electronic Shakespeare: from television to the web; 6. Spectacle and song in Castellani and Zeffirelli; 7. Shakespeare movies in the age of angst; 8. Other Shakespeares: translation and expropriation; 9. Shakespeare in the cinema of transgression, and beyond; 10. The renaissance of Shakespeare in moving images; 11. Shakespeare in love, in love with Shakespeare: the adoration after the millennium.

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