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Beyond Colonial Tropes

Two Productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Palestine

Samer Al-Saber

and at times appropriating it. 3 In my case, having read Macbeth, Hamlet and King Lear in Arabic long before I could compose a full sentence in English, I began by echoing imperialist messages but grew critical of the Shakespeare phenomenon over

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Shadowing Shakespeare

Akira Kurosawa's Kagemusha (1980) and William Shakespeare's English History Plays (c. 1591–98)

Alex Watson

history. In this article, I examine Kagemusha as a critical engagement with Shakespeare and a ‘shadow’ counterpart to Kurosawa's famous trilogy of adaptations of Macbeth (1606), Hamlet (1599–1602) and King Lear (1606): Throne of Blood

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Douglas Bruster

space-saving in the 1608 quarto of King Lear , show how erroneous casting off could have led a compositor, rather than author, to adjust the text he set from copy. 20 It is possible that the 4r pages of Q1 reveal the same phenomenon. These sets of

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Loving Shakespeare

Anne Tyler's Vinegar Girl and the Hogarth Shakespeare Project

Elizabeth Rivlin

in ways that would allow suppressed women's voices to speak. 11 And yet, so unlike, for example, Jane Smiley's viscerally raw, angry rewriting of King Lear in A Thousand Acres (and despite the fact that Smiley blurbs Tyler's novel on the front

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Shylock in the Cinema

Michael Radford’s The Merchant of Venice

Maria-Clara Versiani Galery

’, 18 as he coins it – Alan Abraham Stone, a professor of law and psychiatry, praises Pacino for adding ‘shades of King Lear’ to the role. At sixty-four years of age, affirms Stone, Pacino played Shakespeare’s Jew as a man who tries to maintain his

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Joachim Frenk and Lena Steveker

and culture. She reads The Merchant of Venice (1596), Sir Thomas More (1600), King Lear (1605/06), Hamlet (c. 1600), The Tempest (1610/11) and other plays by Shakespeare alongside Dekker's and Jonson's entertainment performed on the occasion

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Graham Holderness

Japan. Kurosawa followed up his version of Macbeth in 1960 with a modernised film of Hamlet – The Bad Sleep Well – and much later in 1985 with his samurai version of King Lear , Ran . Meanwhile, in the theatre, Yukio Ninagawa, who began working

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Q1 Hamlet

The Sequence of Creation and Implications for the ‘Allowed Booke’

Charles Adams Kelly and Dayna Leigh Plehn

a century, Hamlet (in its Q2/F version), Othello , King Lear and Macbeth have been regarded as Shakespeare's four greatest tragedies. 45 The latter three are agreed to have been written between 1604 and 1606, and as early as 1915, E.C. Black

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‘Those Twins of Learning’

Cognitive and Affective Learning in an Inclusive Shakespearean Curriculum

Sheila T. Cavanagh and Steve Rowland

the characters, or imagine how they would confront the crises depicted in the play. Prisoners are quick to recognise and comprehend the emotional resonances portrayed in Macbeth , Hamlet , King Lear , Merchant of Venice , Othello , Julius Caesar

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A World Elsewhere

Documentary Representations of Social Shakespeare

Susanne Greenhalgh

's language is construed as inmates being able to ‘speak what they feel’ ( King Lear , 5.3.300) rather than hiding emotionally behind codes of violent, criminal masculinity. Unlike in the other films, the final performance remains confined within the prison