Spectacular Shakespeare: Critical Theory and Popular Cinema
Courtney Lehmann, Lisa S. Starks
Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 2002 - Performing Arts - 243 pages
Spectacular Shakespeare includes an introduction, nine essays, and an afterword that all address the spectacle of Shakespeare in recent Hollywood films. The essays approach the Shakespeare-as-star phenomenon from various perspectives, some applauding the popularization of the Bard, others critically questioning the appropriation of Shakespeare in contemporary mass culture.
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