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Screening gender in Shakespeare's comedies : film and television adaptations in the twenty-first century / Magdalena Cieślak.

Author/Creator:
Cieślak, Magdalena author.
Publication:
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2019] , ©2019
Series:
Remakes, reboots and adaptations.
Remakes, reboots, and adaptions
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 277 pages ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Sex role in motion pictures.
Women in motion pictures.
Sex role on television.
Women on television.
Film adaptations -- History and criticism.
Film adaptations.
Humorous plays.
Sex role in motion pictures.
Sex role on television.
Women in motion pictures.
Women on television.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film adaptations.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Television adaptations.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Plays. -- Selections
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Film adaptations.
Television adaptations.
Contents:
Doing it "straight". Michael Radford's The merchant of Venice
Kenneth Branagh's As you like it
Julie Taymor's The tempest
Joss Whedon's Much ado about nothing
BBC's Shakespeare-told: retelling Shakespeare for political correctness. BBC's Shakespeare-told Much ado about nothing, dir. Brian Percival
BBC's Shakespeare-told The taming of the shrew, dir. David Richards
BBC's Shakespeare-told A midsummer night's dream, dir. Ed Fraiman
Conclusion: girl power or Will power?
Epilogue: Bridget Jones's baby.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: Cieślak, Magdalena, author. Screening gender in Shakespeare's comedies
ISBN:
9781498563741
1498563740
9781498563758 (ePub ebook)
OCLC:
1084694028
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