Adaptations of Shakespeare: A Critical Anthology of Plays from the Seventeenth Century to the Present

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Psychology Press, 2000 - 320 pagine
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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 include
The Woman's Prize or the Tamer Tamed John Fletcher
The History of King Lear Nahum Tate
King Stephen: A Fragment of a Tragedy John Keats
The Public (El P(blico) Federico Garcia Lorca
The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Bertolt Brecht
uMabatha Welcome Msomi
Measure for Measure Charles Marowitz
Hamletmachine Heiner Müller
Lears Daughters The Womens Theatre Group & Elaine Feinstein
Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief Paula Vogel
This Islands Mine Philip Osment
Harlem Duet Djanet Sears
Each 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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The Womans Prize or The Tamer Tamed
The History of King Lear
A Dramatic Fragment
The Resistible Rise ofArturo Ui
Measure for Measure
A Play About a Handkerchief
This Islands Mine
Harlem Duet
Further Adaptations

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Daniel Fischlin is Associate Professor in the School of Literatures and Performance Studies in English, University of Guelph, Canada. Mark Fortier is Associate Professor in the English Department at the University of Winnipeg, Canada. He is author of Theory/Theatre: An Introduction (Routledge, 1997)

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