Adaptations of Shakespeare An Anthology of Plays from the 17th Century to the Present

by Daniel Fischlin

Adaptations of Shakespeare An Anthology of Plays from the 17th Century to the Present Synopsis

Shakespeare's plays have been adapted or rewritten in various, often surprising, ways since the seventeenth century. This groundbreaking anthology brings together twelve theatrical adaptations of Shakespeares work from around the world and across the centuries. The plays include The Woman's Prize or the Tamer Tamed John Fletcher The History of King Lear Nahum Tate King Stephen: A Fragment of a Tragedy John Keats The Public (El P(blico) Federico Garcia Lorca The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Bertolt Brecht uMabatha Welcome Msomi Measure for Measure Charles Marowitz Hamletmachine Heiner Muller Lears Daughters The Womens Theatre Group & Elaine Feinstein Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief Paula Vogel This Islands Mine Philip Osment Harlem Duet Djanet Sears Each play is introduced by a concise, informative introduction with suggestions for further reading. The collection is prefaced by a detailed General Introduction, which offers an invaluable examination of issues related to

Book Information

ISBN: 9780415198943
Publication date: 23rd March 2000
Author: Daniel Fischlin
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 328 pages
Categories: Geopolitics, Cultural studies,

About Daniel Fischlin

Daniel Fischlin is Associate Professor in the School of Literatures and Performance Studies in English, University of Guelph, Canada. Mark Fortier is Associate Professor in the English Department at the University of Winnipeg, Canada. He is author of Theory/Theatre: An Introduction (Routledge, 1997)

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