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Apocalyptic Shakespeare

Apocalyptic Shakespeare

essays on visions of destruction and revelation in recent film adaptations

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Film and video adaptations,
  • Apocalyptic literature -- History and criticism,
  • Film adaptations -- History and criticism,
  • End of the world in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Melissa Croteau and Carolyn Jess-Cooke.
    GenreFilm and video adaptations.
    ContributionsCroteau, Melissa., Jess-Cooke, Carolyn, 1978-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3093 .A56 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23058882M
    ISBN 109780786433926
    LC Control Number2009005072


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Apocalyptic Shakespeare: Essays on Visions of Chaos and Revelation in Recent Film Adaptations by Melissa Croteau (Author, Editor),Cited by: 5. Apocalyptic Shakespeare: Essays on Visions of Chaos and Revelation in Recent Film Adaptations.

This collection of essays examines the ways in which recent Shakespeare films portray anxieties about an impending global wasteland, technological alienation, spiritual destruction, and the effects of. “'Shakespeare and the Apocalypse is a breathtaking read. From its daring opening salvo-that the structure of language itself is apocalyptic-to its surprising ending, the book baffles expectation, constantly taking us to places we've never been in Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth, and King Lear.

Shakespeare, plagues, and a post-apocalyptic novel On the eve of Shakespeare's th birthday, people around the world are preparing to celebrate the Bard and his plays. But what is it about his work that means we still celebrate not only his plays, but also his birthday.

Apocalyptic Shakespeare: essays on visions of chaos and revelation in recent film adaptations / "Films covered include Titus, William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, Almereyda's Hamlet, Revengers Tragedy, Twelfth Night, The Passion of the Christ, Radford's The Merchant of Venice, The Lion King, and Godard's King Lear, among others.

Films covered include Titus, William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Almereyda’s Hamlet, Revengers Tragedy, Twelfth Night, The Passion of the Christ, Radford’s The Merchant of Venice, The Lion King, and Godard’s King Lear, among others that directly adapt or reference Shakespeare.

Essays chart the apocalyptic mise-en-scènes, disorienting imagery, and topsy-turvy plots of these films, using. With a compilation of information that has never before been available in one source, this exhaustive reference work provides complete published election returns for all popular Congressional elections, including special elections, in the United States—o since Station Eleven starts like any post-apocalyptic book, with the obligatory deadly flu that empties the earth.

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Set in the days of civilization's collapse, Station Eleven tells the story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. One snowy night a famous Hollywood actor slumps over and dies onstage during a production of King Lear.4/5(K).

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rows  This is a list of apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction works as portrayed in literature, Missing: Shakespeare. I read the book looking for allusions to Shakespeare, any handy through-lines between the plots.

There wasn't much there, as it turned out. Mandel opens on a scene from King Lear. In her version, tragedy comes sooner than act five; Arthur Leander as dies before Lear's freind, his son-in-law, his daughters and ultimately Lear himself.

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His mail service and claims about the return of a central government gives hope to the Author: David Brin. years later and Shakespeare just hasn’t gotten old.

Good old Will has earned his place in the literary canon for good reason. I mean, the guy invented words, remaking our is responsible for the most cunning, hilarious insults.

But it wasn’t just his clever way with words that made him and enduring literary : Molly Wetta. Shakespeare’s play The Tempest was the origin of the expression “brave new world” that has since been used prominently by Rudyard Kipling and Aldous Huxley.

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The top ten greatest sonnets by William Shakespeare, selected by Dr Oliver Tearle. Previously, we’ve analysed a good number of Shakespeare’s sonnets here at Interesting Literature, offering a brief summary and analysis of the sonnet in question and exploring its most significant points of we gave up analysing every single sonnet by the time we got to around a third of the way in.

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Most everyone is familiar with William Shakespeare's historical significance and extensive works. It is often overlooked, however, that he is still thriving in life and literature today.

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Inspired by: The Winter’s of Shakespeare’s more difficult plays (to defend and enjoy), The Winter’s Take seems like a tough sell for a reworking in a modern novel, but Winterson’s transformation of sexual subtext into text slams this story into high gear.

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