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A history of Shakespeare on screen

a century of film and television

by Kenneth S. Rothwell

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film and video adaptations,
  • Television adaptations -- History and criticism,
  • English drama -- Film and video adaptations,
  • Film adaptations -- History and criticism,
  • Motion picture plays -- Technique

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKenneth S. Rothwell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3093 .R67 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 352 p. :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL387534M
    ISBN 100521594049
    LC Control Number98050547


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Rothwell. A History of Shakespeare on by:   Considered the greatest English-speaking writer in history and known as England’s national poet, William Shakespeare () has had more theatrical works performed than any other playwright. To this day, countless theater festivals around the world honor his work, students memorize his eloquent poems.

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The History of Troilus and Cressida (play) pages: The Tragedy of King Lear (play) pages: Twelfth Night (play) 80 pages: Othello, Moor of Venice (play) pages: The Sonnets (poems) pages: All's Well That Ends Well (play) 91 pages: Macbeth (play) 73 pages: Antony and Cleopatra (play) Over fifty films of William Shakespeare 's Hamlet have been made since Seven post-war Hamlet films have had a theatrical release: Laurence Olivier 's Hamlet of ; Grigori Kozintsev 's Russian adaptation; a film of the John Gielgud -directed Broadway production, Richard Burton's Hamlet.

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The publication of the first biography of “Shakespeare” as the Stratford man by Nicholas Rowe. The Restoration-era, modern biographical tradition takes root. Publication of Captain Goulding’s Essay Against Too Much Reading: Shakespeare probably had to keep “one of those chuckle-pated Historians for his particular Associate or he might have starvd upon his History.”.

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Books shelved as theatre-history: Towards a Poor Theatre by Jerzy Grotowski, History of the Theatre by Oscar Gross Brockett, The Year of Lear: Shakespear.

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“This meant that his days were free, for the first time since the early s, to collaborate with other playwrights,” Shapiro wrote in his book The Year of Lear: Shakespeare inthe best. This Companion offers a multi-disciplinary approach to literature on film and television.

Writers are drawn from different backgrounds to consider broad topics, such as the issue of adaptation from novels and plays to the screen, canonical and popular literature, fantasy, genre and adaptations for children. To celebrate Shakespeare’s th birthday, we invited artists to perform Shakespeare’s words (quotes, sonnets, soliloquies or even stage directions!) from their place of social distancing.

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Sources. The source for most of the English history plays, as well as for Macbeth and King Lear, is the well-known Raphael Holinshed's Chronicle of English history.

The source for the Roman history plays is Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans Compared Together, in the translation made by Sir Thomas North in Shakespeare's history plays focus on only a small part of the. The Globe, which opened inbecame the playhouse where audiences first saw some of Shakespeare's best-known plays.

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