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

Daniel Fischlin, Mark Fortier
Psychology Press, 2000 - 320 pàgines
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Shakespeare's plays have been adapted or rewritten in a various, often surprising, ways since the seventeenth century. This groundbreaking anthology brings together twelve theatrical adaptations of Shakespeare's work from around the world and across the centuries. The plays include: * The Woman Prized 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 Pùblico) Federico Garcia Lorca * The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Bertolt Brecht * uMabatha Welcome Msomi * Measure for Measure Charles Marowitz * Hamletmachine Heiner Müller * Lear's Daughters The Women's Theatre Group & Elaine Feinstein * Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief Paula Vogel * This Island's 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 theatrical adaptation and the rewriting of Shakespeare. The editors conclude with a section on further adaptations of interest. Adaptations of Shakespeare is the essential guide to a fascinating area of study.

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The Womans Prize or The Tamer Tamed
The History of King Lear
A Dramatic Fragment
The Resistible Rise of Arturo 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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