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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

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Gary Taylor

II , Romeo and Juliet , Othello and King Lear . But in Titus , it is hard to do anything poetically or philosophically with these four rapid deaths, and they are difficult to stage in a way that modern audiences find convincing. Wells

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Scott Maisano

Vulgar slang for ‘penis’. Shakespeare would later use the word in King Lear when Edgar, in the guise of Poor Tom o’ Bedlam, sings ‘Pillicock sat on Pillicock’s hill. / ’Allow, ’Allow, loo, loo!’ (3.4.73–4). The name also appears to play on the fact that

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Ian McEwan Celebrates Shakespeare

Hamlet in a Nutshell

Elena Bandín and Elisa González

-Seed ( The Tempest ), Tracy Chevalier's New Boy ( Othello ), Gillian Flynn's Hamlet , Jo Nesbø's Macbeth and Edward St Aubyn's King Lear . Hogarth Press commissioned a number of best-loved novelists to take the plays of Shakespeare and use them to

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Samira al-Khawaldeh, Soumaya Bouacida, and Moufida Zaidi

.1.365. 9 A.C. Bradley, Shakespearean Tragedy: Lectures on Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth (London: Macmillan, 1961), 144. 10 L.P. Harvey, Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614 (Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2005), 4. 11 Giraldi Cinthio (1565

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‘You Mean Some Strange Revenge’

The Jacobean Intersections of Revenge and the Strange

Katherine M. Graham

. V: 1603–1608 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), 190. 52 Peter Womack, ‘Nobody, Somebody, and King Lear ’, NTQ 23, no. 3 (2007), 195–207, here 196. 53 Ibid., 195. 54 Davies, ‘Strange Devices’, 141.