Shakespeare and Modern Popular Culture / Edition 1

Shakespeare and Modern Popular Culture / Edition 1

by Douglas Lanier
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198187068

ISBN-13: 9780198187066

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Our notions of Shakespeare have been shaped partly by his diffuse presence in films, comics, television, popular novels, kitsch, and advertising. Through a series of case studies, Douglas Lanier examines how modern popular culture has appropriated and refashioned Shakespeare as a cultural icon.
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Overview

Our notions of Shakespeare have been shaped partly by his diffuse presence in films, comics, television, popular novels, kitsch, and advertising. Through a series of case studies, Douglas Lanier examines how modern popular culture has appropriated and refashioned Shakespeare as a cultural icon.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198187066
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Series:
Oxford Shakespeare Topics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
819,577
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Where No Bard Has Gone Before
2. Unpopularizing Shakespeare: A Short History
3. According to Shakespeare: Allusion and Citation
4. Recasting the Plays: Homage, Adaptation, Parody
5. A Will to Reinvent: Biography and Mythology
6. Shakespeare Tourism and Festivals
Further Reading

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