Shakespeare, the Movie: Popularizing the Plays on Film, TV, and Video

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CONTENTS
List of platesvii
Notes on contributorsviii
INTRODUCTION: SHAKESPEARE, THE MOVIE 1
Lynda E. Booseand
Richard Burt
1 TOTALLY CLUELESS?: SHAKESPEARE GOES HOLLYWOOD IN THE 1990s 8
Lynda E. Booseand
Richard Burt
2 RACE-ING OTHELLO, RE-ENGENDERING WHITE-OUT 23
Barbara Hodgdon
3 WAR IS MUD: BRANAGH'S DIRTY HARRY V AND THE TYPES OF POLITICAL AMBIGUITY 45
Donald K. Hedrick
4 “TOP OF THE WORLD, MA”: RICHARD III AND CINEMATIC CONVENTION 67
James N. Loehlin
5 POPULARIZING SHAKESPEARE: THE ARTISTRY OF FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI 80
Robert Hapgood
6 SHAKESPEARE WALLAH AND COLONIAL SPECULARITY 95
Valerie Wayne
7 POETRY IN MOTION: ANIMATING SHAKESPEARE 103
Laurie E. Osborne
8 WHEN PETER MET ORSON: THE 1953 CBS KING LEAR121
Tony Howard
9 IN SEARCH OF NOTHING: MAPPING KING LEAR135
Kenneth S. Rothwell

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Plates vii
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - Totally Clueless? 8
  • Notes 20
  • 2 - Race-Ing Othello, Re-Engendering White-Out 23
  • Notes 41
  • 3 - War is Mud 45
  • 4 - Top of the World, Ma 67
  • Notes 78
  • 5 - Popularizing Shakespeare 80
  • Notes 93
  • 6 - Shakespeare Wallah and Colonial Specularity 95
  • Notes 102
  • 7 - Poetry in Motion 103
  • References 119
  • 8 - When Peter Met Orson 121
  • References 134
  • 9 - In Search of Nothing 135
  • References 146
  • Stage Performances of King Lear Cited 147
  • 10 - A Shrew for the Times 148
  • Films and Videos Discussed 168
  • 11 - Shakespeare in the Age of Post-Mechanical Reproduction 169
  • References 185
  • 12 - Grossly Gaping Viewers and Jonathan Miller's Othello 186
  • 13 - Age Cannot Wither Him 198
  • Notes 213
  • 14 - Asta Nielsen and the Mystery of Hamlet 215
  • References 224
  • 15 - The Family Tree Motel 225
  • References 239
  • 16 - The Love That Dare Not Speak Shakespeare's Name 240
  • References 267
  • Index 269
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