Shakespeare and the Visual Arts (Shakespeare Yearbook v. 11)

Shakespeare and the Visual Arts (Shakespeare Yearbook v. 11)

By: James L. Harner (editor), Holger Klein (editor)Hardback

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This annual deals with all aspects of Shakespeare and his period, with particular emphases on theatre-orientated, comparative and interdisciplinary studies. This volume compiles essays on Shakespeare and his effect on the visual arts.


Part 1 Contents: It's a mug's game - a "new" portrait of Shakespeare and Jonson, Philip D. Collington; Shakespeare for a penny - the bard on cards, Harry Rusche; trade marks of Shakespeare, Geoff Ridden; tell me where is fancy bred, or in Shakespeare or in the lambs?, W.F. Yin; reading the canon with pencil in hand - Frank Howard enacts "The Spirit of the Plays of Shakespeare" (1833), Edward L. Rocklin; the canning of a classic - "Shakespeare, the Animated Tales", James R. Andreas; layered stories - images of Shakespeare in Neil Gaiman's "The Sandman", Laura B. Wilson; iconic Shakespeare - Oscar Zarate's "Othello", James B. Lusardi; monumental humanity - Leonard Baskin's Gehenna "Titus Andronicus", David L. Krantz; drowning Ophelias and other images of death in Shakespere's plays, Martha Tuck Rozett; ethics, interpretation and Shakespeare's Ophelia - the re-emergance of visual phronesis in the works of Maclise, Rossetti, Preault and Abbey, B.R. Siegfried; intertextuality and realism in three versions of "Hamlet" - the willow speech and the aesthetics of cinema, Hanna Scolnicov; on Ophelia, R. Scott Fraser; "Hamlet" and 19th-century photography, Alan R. Young; "Wahn, Wahn, uber all Wahn" varieties of illusion and delusion in "A Midsummer's Night Dream", Fuseli's illustrations and "The Meistersingers of Nuremberg", Ulrich Weisstein; Oberon viewed in the 19th century, Judith M. Kennedy; "savage and deformed slave" or "ill-used gentleman" - Caliban in 18th- and 19th-century British representations, Baerbel Kroemer; Alfred Pellan, "Twelfth Night" and the modernist Shakespeare, Leanore Lieblein and Patrick Neilson; two Shakespeare heroines and the real value of costume colour, Ceclie Clayton-Gouthro, "Coriolanus" and "The Flaying of Marsyas", Murray J. Levith; "Mine eye hath play'd the painter", Carol Banks and Graham Holderness; "Shakespeare and the Visual Arts" - a bibliography, Ken A. Bugajski and Saskia Kossak. Part 2 Other Contributions: reading the diamond in Shakespeare's "Macbeth", Peter Melman; pinching the lily-tincture in "The Two Gentleman of Verona" 4.4, R.S. Edgecombe. Part 3 Reviews: Garrett A. Sulivan, Jr., "The Drama of Landscape - Land, Property and Social Relations on the Early Modern Stage", Richard Foulkes; Janette Dillon, "Language and Stage in Medieval and Renaissance England", Dermot Cavanagh; Mario Digangi, " The Homoerotics of Early Modern Drama", Agnes Matuska; R.B. Graves, "Lighting the Shakespeare Stage 1567 - 1642", David Gywn Harris; Levi Fox, "The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust - a Personal Memoir", Richard Willmott; John Sutherland and Cedric Watts, "Henry V, War Criminal? And other Shakespearean Puzzles", Christopher Smith; Takashi Sasayama, J.R. Mulryne and Margaret Shewring (editors), "Shakespeare and the Japanese Stage", Glyn Pursglove.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773475861
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 536
  • ID: 9780773475861
  • ISBN10: 0773475869

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