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: Daniel Fischlin (editor), Mark Fortier (editor)Paperback

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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 Muller 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

About 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)


Introduction 1.The Women's Prize or the Tamer Tamed 2.The History of King Lear 3.King Stephen: a Fragment or a Tragedy 4.The Public (El Publico) 5.The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui 6.uMabatha 7.Measure for Measure 8.Hamletmachine 9.Lear's Daughters 10.Desdemona: a Play about a Handkerchief 11.This Island's Mine 12.Harlem Duet Further adaptations

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  • ISBN13: 9780415198943
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9780415198943
  • weight: 638
  • ISBN10: 0415198941

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