Shakespeare and the Problem of Adaptation

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2008-12-23
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Table of Contents

the problem of adaptationp. 1
Surviving performance: Shakespeare's contested worksp. 11
Identifying the dramatic work in text and performancep. 13
Shakespeare performance and/as interpretationp. 19
Textual productionp. 23
Pragmatic adaptationp. 27
Defining the work through production, or what adaptation is notp. 32
Recognizing Hamletp. 34
Recognizing the Royal Shakespeare Companyp. 45
Entangled in the present: Shakespeare and the politics of productionp. 65
Writing the present, exorcizing the past: Djanet Sears' Harlem Duetp. 70
Dancing with art: Robert Lepage's Elsinorep. 89
Adapting media: ShakespeaRe-Told by the BBCp. 103
Strategies of appropriation: Shakespeare's 'divorce comedies'p. 104
Writing Shakespeare's Macbeth for televisionp. 112
Mediated proximities, or much ado about 'noting'p. 119
(Re)Telling Dream, building digital Britainp. 126
Textual originsp. 140
Notesp. 165
Bibliographyp. 193
Indexp. 210
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