Criticism for the Filmed Shakespeare
Homan, Sidney R., Literature/Film Quarterly
We have grown accustomed, perhaps too accustomed, to fairly well-defined approaches in literary criticism-formalism, Marxist critiques, psychological analysis, the historical method. That these separate approaches get us closer to the "truth" of a literary work is a moot point, and Morris Weitz in his study Hamlet and the Philosophy of Literary Criticism wisely suggests that each critical performance is finally an honorific redefinition of the principles of the individual writer.1 Indeed, the exclusive nature of these schools, when they are pushed to the extreme, has properly spawned a counter-movementa more charitable approach combining several methods- interdisciplinary …
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Publication information: Article title: Criticism for the Filmed Shakespeare. Contributors: Homan, Sidney R. - Author. Journal title: Literature/Film Quarterly. Volume: 5. Issue: 4 Publication date: Fall 1977. Page number: 282+. © Salisbury University 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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