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Written with verve and insight by an award-winning teacher and scholar, Shakespeare and Film: A Norton Guide is the ideal introduction to film adaptations of Shakespeare's plays from the silent era tot the present.

Author Biography

Samuel Crowl, Trustee Professor of English at Ohio University

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introduction: Shakespeare on Film and Televisionp. xi
A Brief Guide to Film Grammar and Rhetoricp. xxiii
A Brief History of Shakespeare on Film
Establishing Shot: Historyp. 3
Close-up: Major Directors I: Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles, and Kenneth Branaghp. 21
Close-up: Major Directors II: Akira Kurosawa, Grigori Kozintsev, and Franco Zeffirellip. 41
Long Shot: Shakespeare and Televisionp. 61
Wide Angle: The Films of the 1990sp. 80
Analyzing Shakespeare on Film
Auteurs and Actors: Camera, Editing, Music, and Actingp. 101
Deep Focus: Text and Contextp. 128
Depth of Field: Text and Imagep. 145
Montage: Beginnings and Signature Shotsp. 161
Soliloquies and Scenes: Adapting Stage Conventions to the Screenp. 179
Glossary of Basic Film and Critical Terminologyp. 197
Selective Bibliographyp. 203
Selective Filmographyp. 209
Indexp. 221
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