Shakespeare and France (Shakespeare Yearbook v. 5)

Shakespeare and France (Shakespeare Yearbook v. 5)

By: Jean-Marie Maguin (editor), Holger Klein (editor)Hardback

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This yearbook contains essays by international scholars which deal with the actual position, past and present, of Shakespeare in the French language, country and culture and which explore his images of regions of France and of the French people. Shakespeare is discussed on the French stage and select performances on his works are dealt with.


Shakespeare and the French, Henry Suhamy; Shakespeare, Voltaire and French Taste, Eliane Cuvelier; Shakespeare as the French would have him - Voltaire and Nerval, Alice Clark; reminiscences of Shakespeare in the poetry of Theodore de Banville, Eileen Souffrin-LeBreton; Laforgue's "Hamlet", Andre Lorant; Andre Obey and his "Viol de Lucrece", Christopher Smith, Celine and Shakespeare, Nicholas Hewitt; Shakespeare in Aragon and Vercors - the war years, Andrew Macanulty and William Kidd; plotting Shakespeare - the undercover structures of historical drama in "Le Palace" by Claude Simon, Marry Orr; reflections on the feminist approach to Shakespeare and Lacanian psychoanalysis, Ann LeCercle; Shakespeare on the French stage- a historical survey, Guy Boquet; using Shakespeare? - the appropriation of Coriolanus and King Henry V in John Philip Kemble's 1789 productions, Barbara Puschmann-Nalenz; Cleopatra or Hamlet? - Sarah between Sardou and Shakespeare, Monique Dubar; an explosive transposition - the image of the people in "Coriolanus" mark 1934, Jacques Body; Shakespeare, Avignon, Vilar, Marie-Christine Munoz; Planchon, Chereau and Shakespeare - assuming "Unmasking Masks", Nicole Fayard; Mnouchkine and Shakespeare - intercultural theatre practice, Brian Singleton, Dublin); an account of Terry Hands' production of Hamlet - Theatre Marigny, Paris, 1994, Anny Crunelle-Vanrigh; translating Shakespeare for the theatre, Jean-Michel Duprats; Shakespeare studies in France since 1960, Jean-Marie Maguin. (Part contents)

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  • ISBN13: 9780773489608
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9780773489608
  • ISBN10: 0773489606

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