Shakespeare, the Movie

Shakespeare, the Movie

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Shakespeare, The Movie brings together an impressive line-up of contributors to consider how Shakespeare has been adapted on film, TV, and video, and explores the impact of this popularization on the canonical status of Shakespeare. Taking a fresh look at the Bard an his place in the movies, Shakespeare, The Movie includes a selection of what is presently available in filmic format to the Shakespeare student or scholar, ranging across BBC television productions, filmed theatre productions, and full screen adaptations by Kenneth Branagh and Franco Zeffirelli. Films discussed include: * Amy Heckerling's Clueless * Gus van Sant's My Own Private Idaho * Branagh's Henry V * Baz Luhrman's William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet * John McTiernan's Last Action Hero * Peter Greenaway's Prospero's Books * Zeffirelli's Hamlet.Popularizing the Plays on Film, TV, and Video Lynda E. Boose, Richard Burt ... Gus Van Sanr, Aki Kautismaki, and Derek Jarman have ditected Shakespeare films which either blur sexual identities or leave ... Is Lindsay Kemp to be lauded, to rake one example, for making the Athenian couples at least temporatily gay in theanbsp;...

Title:Shakespeare, the Movie
Author:Lynda E. Boose, Richard Burt
Publisher:Psychology Press - 1997


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