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Teaching Shakespeare with Film and Television: A Guide

Teaching Shakespeare with Film and Television: A Guide
Author: H. R. Coursen
ISBN 13: 9780313300660
ISBN 10: 313300666
Edition: 1
Publisher: Greenwood
Publication Date: 1997-10-30
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 208
List Price: $64.00

Discusses strategies for teaching Shakespeare's plays through television and film and surveys available resources.


Explores theories, techniques, and resources such as energizing weaker productions, student writing, and recent critical work on Shakespeare on film. Also presents applications, among them genre and production of the madhouse scene in "Twelfth Night", playing against the allusion in "A Midwinter's Tale" and "Hamlet", and the character Pistol in various historical contexts. The preface and first 12 pages are missing. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.