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The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts free pdf A substantial reference work that supersedes existing studies, the Companion, explores the place of Shakespeare in relation to a wide range of artistic practices and activities, past and present. The 'arts' are defined broadly as cultural processes that take in publishing, exhibiting, performing, reconstructing and disseminating. The 30 newly commissioned chapters are divided into 6 sections: Shakespeare and the Book- Shakespeare and Music- Shakespeare on Stage and in Performance- Shakespeare and Youth Culture- Shakespeare, Visual and Material Culture- and Shakespeare, Media and Culture. Each chapter provides both a synthesis and a discussion of a topic, informed by current thinking and theoretical reflection. Key Features * Addresses Shakespeare in terms of a global frame of reference * Chapters consider chronology and overview, critical history and analysis * Responds to a growing critical and pedagogical interest in the relations between Shakespeare, the arts, film, performance and mass media more generally

About Mark Thornton Burnett

Mark Thornton Burnett is Professor of Renaissance Studies at Queen's University, Belfast. He is the author of Masters and Servants in English Renaissance Drama and Culture: Authority and Obedience (Macmillan, 1997), Constructing 'Monsters' in Shakespearean Drama and Early Modern Culture (Palgrave, 2002) and Filming Shakespeare in the Global Marketplace (Palgrave, 2007). Dr Adrian Streete is Senior Lecturer in the School of English at Queen's University Belfast. Dr Ramona Wray is Senior Lecturer in the School of English at Queen's University Belfast.

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Author : Mark Thornton Burnett
Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
Data Published : 01 October 2011
ISBN : 0748635238
EAN : 9780748635238
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 588 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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