Shakespeare Survey: SHAKESPEARE SURVEY by Stanley WellsShakespeare Survey: SHAKESPEARE SURVEY by Stanley Wells

Shakespeare Survey: SHAKESPEARE SURVEY

EditorStanley Wells, Jonathan Bate, Michael Dobson

Paperback | November 28, 2002

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Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948 Survey has published the best international scholarship in English and many of its essays have become classics of Shakespeare criticism. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of the previous year's textual and critical studies and of major British performances. The books are illustrated with a variety of Shakespearean images and production photographs. The current editor of Survey is Peter Holland. The first eighteen volumes were edited by Allardyce Nicoll, numbers 19-33 by Kenneth Muir and numbers 34-52 by Stanley Wells. The virtues of accessible scholarship and a keen interest in performance, from Shakespeare's time to our own, have characterised the journal from the start. For the first time, numbers 1-50 are being reissued in paperback, available separately and as a set.
Jonathan Bate was born June 26, 1958. He is a British biographer, broadcaster, and leading Shakespeare scholar. He studied at Sevenoaks School, the University of Cambridge, and Harvard University. At Cambridge, he was a Fellow of Trinity Hall. While studying at Harvard, he held a Harness Fellowship. Bate is a professor of Shakespeare a...
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Title:Shakespeare Survey: SHAKESPEARE SURVEYFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.59 inPublished:November 28, 2002Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:052152377X

ISBN - 13:9780521523776

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations; 1. Shakespeare and the media of film, radio and television: a retrospect Anthony Davies; 2. Shakespeare on the screen: a selective filmography Graham Holderness and Christopher McCullough; 3. Chimes at Midnight from stage to screen: the art of adaption Robert Hapgood; 4. Orson Welles' Othello: a study of time in Shakespeare's tragedy Lorne M. Buchman; 5. Macbeth on film: politics E. Pearlman; 6. Representing King Lear on screen: from metatheatre to 'meta-cinema' Kenneth S. Rothwell; 7. Verbal-visual, verbal-pictorial or textual-televisual? Reflections on the BBC Shakespeare series Michèle Willems; 8. Two types of television Shakespeare Neil Taylor; 9. Shakespeare on radio Stuart Evans; 10. The dismemberment of Orpheus: mythic elements in Shakespeare's romances David Armitage; 11. Remembering Hamlet: or, how it feels to go like a crab backwards Edward Pechter; 12. 'Then murder's out of tune': the music and structure of Othello Rosalind King; 13. The Aeneid in The Tempest Robert Wiltenburg; 14. The living dramatist and Shakespeare: a study of Shakespeare's influence on Wole Soyinka James Gibbs; 15. Shakespeare at Stratford, Ontario: the John Hirsch years Roger Warren; 16. Shakespeare performances in London and Stratford-upon-Avon 1984-5 Nicholas Shrimpton; 17. The year's contributions to Shakespearian study Brian Gibbons, Richard Dutton and MacDonald P. Jackson; Index.