Adaptations of Shakespeare : An Anthology of Plays from the 17th Century to the Present, Paperback / softback Book

Adaptations of Shakespeare : An Anthology of Plays from the 17th Century to the Present Paperback / softback

Edited by Daniel Fischlin, Mark Fortier

Description

Shakespeare's plays have been adapted or rewritten in various, often surprising, ways since the seventeenth century.

This groundbreaking anthology brings together twelve theatrical adaptations of Shakespeares work from around the world and across the centuries.

The plays includeThe Woman's Prize or the Tamer Tamed John FletcherThe History of King Lear Nahum TateKing Stephen: A Fragment of a Tragedy John KeatsThe Public (El P(blico) Federico Garcia LorcaThe Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Bertolt BrechtuMabatha Welcome MsomiMeasure for Measure Charles MarowitzHamletmachine Heiner MullerLears Daughters The Womens Theatre Group & Elaine FeinsteinDesdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief Paula VogelThis Islands Mine Philip OsmentHarlem Duet Djanet SearsEach play is introduced by a concise, informative introduction with suggestions for further reading.

The collection is prefaced by a detailed General Introduction, which offers an invaluable examination of issues related to

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 328 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Cultural studies
  • ISBN: 9780415198943

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