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by Eddie Sammons

  • Author: Eddie Sammons
  • ISBN: 081084446X
  • ISBN13: 978-0810844469
  • ePub: 1690 kb | FB2: 1795 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Humanities
  • Publisher: Scarecrow Press; 1st Scarecrow Press Ed edition (April 15, 2004)
  • Pages: 296
  • Rating: 4.8/5
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A hundred years later his work continues to reach contemporary audiences, reflected in such recent films as Baz . Eddie Sammons has written on Shakespeare and cinema for various publications.

A hundred years later his work continues to reach contemporary audiences, reflected in such recent films as Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet and the award-winning Shakespeare in Love. This comprehensive guide includes not only films of Shakespeare's plays, but also stage performances captured on film, as well as movies based on or inspired by his life and works. Библиографические данные.

Author Details: Eddie Sammons has been interested in the cinema and Shakespeare and has contributed to the literature on the subject in specialist magazines. The market for the book includes film institutes, universities and colleges, public and specialist libraries, Shakespearean institutes and specialist bodies, students of cinema, cinema lovers in general and Shakespeare aficionados in particular.

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Shakespeare: A Hundred Years on Film

Shakespeare: A Hundred Years on Film. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 2000. Drexler, Peter, and Lawrence Guntner, eds.

The birth of the cinema at the end of the nineteenth century and the development of the narrative film made the plays of William Shakespeare a natural source for filmmakers. A hundred years later his work continues to reach contemporary audiences, reflected in such recent films as Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet and the award-winning Shakespeare in Love.

This book focuses on the unique set of elements that marks the five films Olivier has directed: Henry V. Hamlet, Richard III, Three Sisters, and the charming Prince and the Showgirl. The author looks at such things as recurring cinematic techniques, the director's preoccupation with certain moral assumptions and values, the place of the actors in these films, and particularly the place of Oliver's performances under his own direction.

FILM Shakespeare: A Hundred Years on Film. There s a list of symbols and abbreviations at the beginning of the book

FILM Shakespeare: A Hundred Years on Film. The films are categorized by the plays they depict. There s a list of symbols and abbreviations at the beginning of the book. This Concordance is a slightly abbreviated version of volumes 4 through 6 of A Complete and Systematic Concordance to the Works of Shakespeare.

Shakespeare is hot again. Book two, Exposure, a retelling of Macbeth set in an Alaska high school, will be released in January

Shakespeare is hot again. Merit Press, a new Young Adult imprint headed by best-selling author Jacquelyn Mitchard (The Deep End of the Ocean), under the aegis of F+W Media, is basing two of its first five debut releases on Shakespeare retellings. Book two, Exposure, a retelling of Macbeth set in an Alaska high school, will be released in January. A recent study out of the UK revealed that almost a third of schoolchildren under the age of 13 had never heard of their country’s most famous writer.

The birth of the cinema at the end of the nineteenth century and the development of the narrative film made the plays of William Shakespeare a natural source for filmmakers. A hundred years later his work continues to reach contemporary audiences, reflected in such recent films as Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet and the award-winning Shakespeare in Love.This comprehensive guide includes not only films of Shakespeare's plays, but also stage performances captured on film, as well as movies based on or inspired by his life and works. This revised American edition, which contains 34 more pages than the U.K. original, covers three main categories:· 'Pure' Shakespeare―films that are more or less direct versions of the original play, either in part or in whole, in the original dialogue or translation· Derivations―films that use Shakespearean themes or plots―acknowledged or not―but have altered other elements such as dress, time or place· Opera, ballet, and animated versions―adaptations that cover the entire spectrum of filmed mediaFrom the silent era through today, this detailed directory contains information on each film, including year of production, director, lead players, and production company. Where known, the book also lists the country of origin and language, emphasizing the international appeal of the great dramatist's works.Shakespeare: A Hundred Years on Film fills a gap in film literature and celebrates the enduring bond between the Bard and the world of cinema.Includes 40 photos.
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