Shakespeare into the Millennium
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Talking Shakespeare by Deborah Cartmell
Book DescriptionThis edited collection of essays on Shakespeare includes writings on Shakespeare in his time, in our time, and in the future. It looks at why we talk so much about Shakespeare by considering the dominant views and theories on his work at the beginning of the new millennium. Essays included examine topics such as touring practices in Shakespeare's day, the history of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare in relation to his contemporaries, Shakespeare and homoeroticism and Shakespeare and the future. Talking Shakespeare, as its title implies, focuses on the reciprocal relationship between past and present, the way Shakespeare talks to us, the ways in which we talk about Shakespeare, and the way in which Shakespeare, ultimately, is 'all talk'. Indeed the approach employed throughout the book is a consideration of the ways in which the past informs the present as well as how the present informs the past. The book takes a multi-disciplinary view of Shakespeare, looking at how Shakespeare is 'talked about' in the fields of English Studies, Performance Studies and Cultural Studies. There is also an appendix surveying material available on Shakespeare in the electronic or 'virtual' library.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333777732
(216mm x 138mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 18-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Deborah Cartmell
Adaptations in the Sound Era, Hardback (July 2015)
"Tracks and reflects on the presence and marketing of 'words' in the early sound era, from adaptations of Shakespeare and 19th Century novels, to biopics"--
Teaching Adaptations, Hardback (November 2014)
Teaching Adaptations addresses the challenges and appeal of teaching popular fiction and culture, video games and new media content, which serve to enrich the curriculum, as well as exploit the changing methods by which English students read and consume literary and screen texts.
Companion to Literature, Film and Adaptation, Paperback (August 2014)
This is a comprehensive collection of original essays that explore the aesthetics, economics, and mechanics of movie adaptation, from the days of silent cinema to contemporary franchise phenomena.
Screen Adaptations: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Paperback (September 2010)» View all books by Deborah Cartmell
Pride and Prejudice is a classic piece of literature and with several screen versions available (featuring stars such as Keira Knightley), as well as a Bollywood version. This book offers a rich source of study material to help students understand the reciprocal relationship between film and literature.
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Author Biography - Deborah Cartmell
DEBORAH CARTMELL is Principal Lecturer in the department of English at De Montfort University, Leicester. MICHAEL SCOTT is Professor of English and Pro Vice Chancellor at De Montfort University.
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