The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

Burnett, M. T., Streete, A. and Wray, R. (Eds.) (2011) The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780748635238

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Abstract

Explores the place of Shakespeare in relation to artistic practices and activities, past and present<p></p> This substantial reference work explores the place of Shakespeare in relation to cultural processes that take in publishing, exhibiting, performing, reconstructing and disseminating.<p></p> The 30 newly commissioned chapters are divided into 6 sections:<p></p> Shakespeare and the Book<p></p> Shakespeare and Music<p></p> Shakespeare on Stage and in Performance<p></p> Shakespeare and Youth Culture<p></p> Shakespeare, Visual and Material Culture<p></p> Shakespeare, Media and Culture<p></p> Each chapter provides both a synthesis and a discussion of a topic, informed by current thinking and theoretical reflection.<p></p> Key Features:<p></p> Addresses Shakespeare in terms of a global frame of reference<p></p> Chapters consider chronology and overview, critical history and analysis<p></p> Responds to a growing critical and pedagogical interest in the relations between Shakespeare, the arts, film, performance and mass media more generally

Item Type:Edited Books
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Streete, Professor Adrian
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Subjects:P Language and Literature > PR English literature
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Literature
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press
ISBN:9780748635238
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