Visual Shakespeare: Essays in Film and Television

Visual Shakespeare: Essays in Film and Television

by Graham Holderness
     
 

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This definitive collection of Graham Holderness's writings on Shakespeare in film and television is a unique resource for the study of Shakespeare in the media. The fact that film and television versions of Shakespeare are now accepted as a standard element of Shakespeare studies is due in no small part to the work collected in this volume. It covers Shakespeare

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This definitive collection of Graham Holderness's writings on Shakespeare in film and television is a unique resource for the study of Shakespeare in the media. The fact that film and television versions of Shakespeare are now accepted as a standard element of Shakespeare studies is due in no small part to the work collected in this volume. It covers Shakespeare in television and film through case studies of Henry V, Taming of the Shrew, and Romeo and Juliet.

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From the Publisher

“Faculty and students alike will benefit from a volume that collects Professor Holderness' discerning essays on the increasingly vital topic of screened Shakespeare. . . . A prophetic leader in the field, . . .what he has to say is well worth listening to.”  —Kenneth Sprague Rothwell, University of Vermont

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781902806136
Publisher:
University of Hertfordshire Press
Publication date:
10/01/2002
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.49(d)

Meet the Author


Graham Holderness, professor of English, dean of humanities, language, and education, and director of research policy at the University of Hertfordshire, is the author, coauthor, or editor of 19 books on Shakespeare, including Shakespeare's History, The Shakespeare Myth, Shakespeare: the Histories, and Cultural Shakespeare: Essays on the Shakespeare Myth.

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