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Shakespeare on Film: Such Things as Dreams are Made of Shakespeare on Film: Such Things as Dreams are Made of

Analyzes Shakespearean cinema in four major contexts: performance, adaptation, film style, and popularization, interpreting his unique ability to penetrate cultures, mindsets, and languages across the world. Analyzes Shakespearean cinema in four major contexts: performance, adaptation, film style, and popularization, interpreting his unique ability to penetrate cultures, mindsets, and languages across the world.
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Since the birth of Shakespearean cinema in 1899, there have been close to 500 film adaptations of the Bard's work in which he has been taken to outer space, downtown Mumbai, and feudal Japan.

Exploring this astonishing array from early cinema to the present, Shakespeare on Film: Such Things as Dreams are Made of analyzes Shakespearean cinema in four major contexts: performance, adaptation, film style, and popularization, interpreting his unique ability to penetrate cultures, mindsets, and languages across the world. The volume reveals Shakespeare's continuing currency in contemporary culture and critically examines the dialogues between cultures, mediums, and historical periods.

 

 

Since the birth of Shakespearean cinema in 1899, there have been close to 500 film adaptations of the Bard's work in which he has been taken to outer space, downtown Mumbai, and feudal Japan.

Exploring this astonishing array from early cinema to the present, Shakespeare on Film: Such Things as Dreams are Made of analyzes Shakespearean cinema in four major contexts: performance, adaptation, film style, and popularization, interpreting his unique ability to penetrate cultures, mindsets, and languages across the world. The volume reveals Shakespeare's continuing currency in contemporary culture and critically examines the dialogues between cultures, mediums, and historical periods.

 

 

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SKU 9781905674145
Author(s) Carolyn Jess-Cooke
Subtitle Such Things as Dreams are Made of
Publisher(s) Wallflower Press
Format Paperback
Original publication date 2007
Number of pages 125

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