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Shakespeare on Film free pdf Since the birth of Shakespearean cinema in 1899, there have been around 500 film adaptations in which the Bard has been taken to outer space, downtown Mumbai, and feudal Japan. Exploring this astonishing array of films from early cinema to the present, "Shakespeare on Film: Such Things As Dreams Are Made Of" analyses Shakespearean cinema in four major contexts - performance, adaptation, film style and popularisation - and interprets his unique ability to penetrate cultures, mindsets and languages from across the world. The book reveals Shakespeare's continuing currency in contemporary culture, and critically examines the dialogues between cultures, mediums, and historical periods that emerge within a study of Shakespeare on film.

About Carolyn Jess-Cooke

Carolyn Jess-Cooke is Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of Sunderland.

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Author : Carolyn Jess-Cooke
Publisher : Wallflower Press
Data Published : 25 July 2007
ISBN : 1905674147
EAN : 9781905674145
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 144 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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