Shakespeare, film studies, and the visual cultures of modernity /

"Shakespeare, Film Studies, and the Visual Cultures of Modernity elucidates the ways in which Shakespeare as a cultural phenomenon has influenced the development of nearly every dimension of cinema. Challenging many deeply-embedded assumptions of theories of literature, film, media studies, art...

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Main Author: Guneratne, Anthony R.
Format: Book
Published:New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • What's in a Name? Or, Something like an Introduction
  • 1. Reconstituting King John: Victorian Theatrical Photorealism and the Protocinema of Adaptation
  • 2. Featuring the Bard: Frederick Warde's Shakespeare and the Transformation of American Cinema
  • 3. The Exfoliating Folio, or Transnational and International Avant-Gardes from Bernhardt's Hamlets to Hollywood's Europeans
  • 4. Genre, Style, and the Politique des Auteurs: Orson Welles versus "William Shakespeare"
  • 5. Six Authors in Search of a Text: The Shakespeares of Van Sant, Branagh, Godard, Pasolini, Greenaway, and Luhrmann
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Index

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