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Adaptations of Shakespeare: An Anthology of Plays from the 17th Century to the Present

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    Daniel Fischlin(Editor)

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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 Müller
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

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)

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  • PDF | 332 pages
  • Daniel Fischlin(Editor)
  • Routledge; 1 edition (23 Mar. 2000)
  • English
  • 2
  • Society, Politics & Philosophy

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  • By JKT on 5 March 2014

    This is a great book with interesting and varied adaptations of Shakespeare's plays. The adaptations chosen between them cover complicated social issues such as race, sexuality and gender relationships. Great buy!


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