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

ADAPTATIONS OF SHAKESPEARE: AN ANTHOLOGY OF PLAYS FROM THE 17TH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT

by: Fischlin, Daniel
Format: Hardcover

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Product 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 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 Review 'A wonderfully rich collection of plays ... an important new resource for students and scholars interested in Shakespeare's drama and its afterlives'. - Susan Bennett, University of Calgary About the Author 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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Product Code: 9780415198936
ISBN: 0415198933
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2000-06-20
Number of Pages: 328 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 1
Dimension: 7.68 x 0.87 x 9.96 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.64 pounds