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Shakespeare on Film FreeBook

23rd April 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. We will be marking this important anniversary throughout the year, showcasing the wealth of Shakespearean research we offer. The chapters selected for this FreeBook represent some of our publishing in the field of Shakespeare and Film.

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  • Shakespeare, Trauma and Contemporary Performance

    By Catherine Silverstone

    Shakespeare, Trauma and Contemporary Performance examines how contemporary performances of Shakespeare’s texts on stage and screen engage with violent events and histories. The book attempts to account for – but not to rationalize – the ongoing and pernicious effects of various forms of violence as…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Shakespeare: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Sean McEvoy

    Now in its third edition Shakespeare: The Basics is an insightful and informative introduction to the work of William Shakespeare. Exploring all aspects of Shakespeare’s plays including the language, cultural contexts, and modern interpretations, this text looks at how a range of plays from across…

    Paperback – 2012-05-16
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Shakespeare and the Problem of Adaptation

    By Margaret Jane Kidnie

    'Kidnie's study presents original, sophisticated, and profoundly intelligent answers to important questions.' - Lukas Erne, University of Geneva 'This is a fine and productive book, one that will surely draw significant attention and commentary well beyond the precincts of Shakespeare studies.' -…

    Paperback – 2008-11-24
    Routledge

  • World-Wide Shakespeares

    Local Appropriations in Film and Performance

    Edited by Sonia Massai

    Drawing on debates around the global/local dimensions of cultural production, an international team of contributors explore the appropriation of Shakespeare’s plays in film and performance around the world. In particular, the book examines the ways in which adapters and directors have put…

    Paperback – 2005-07-19
    Routledge

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