Spectral Shakespeares: Media Adaptations in the Twenty-First Century

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    Spectral Shakespeares is an illuminating exploration of recent, experimental adaptations of Shakespeare on film, TV, and the web. Drawing on adaptation studies and media theory as well as Jacques Derrida's work, this book argues that these adaptations foreground a cluster of self-reflexive "themes" - from incorporation to reiteration, from migration to addiction, from silence to survival - that contribute to the redefinition of adaptation, and Shakespearean adaptation in particular, as an unfinished and interminable process. The "Shakespeare" that emerges from these adaptations is a fragmentary, mediatized, and heterogeneous presence, a spectral Shakespeare that leaves a mark on our contemporary mediascape.

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    Number of Pages: 236
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781137585127
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    Listed in: Films, cinema, c 1500 to c 1800, Shakespeare studies & criticism
    Publisher: PALGRAVE MACMILLAN

    Books by Maurizio Calbi

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