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Shakespeare at the cineplex : the Kenneth Branagh era

Samuel Crowl's 'Shakespeare at the Cineplex' explores the major Shakespeare films released since the surprising success of Kenneth Branagh's 'Henry V' in 1989
Print Book, English, ©2003
Ohio University Press, Athens, ©2003
Criticism, interpretation, etc
xiv, 254 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780821414941, 9780821416679, 0821414941, 0821416677
The Long Decade: 1989-2001
The Words of Mercury and the Songs of Apollo: Branagh's Journey from Henry V to Love's Labour's Lost
The Golden Girl and a Fistful of Dust: Zeffirelli's Hamlet
Shakespeare and Hollywood: Branagh's Much Ado About Nothing
Song, Sea, and Sexual Mystery: Nunn's Twelfth Night
Checkmate: Parker's Othello
Changing Colors Like the Chameleon: Loncraine's Richard III
Shooting Stars: Luhrmann's William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet
A Clean, Well-Spoken Place: Branagh's Hamlet
Bankside Shakespeare: Edzard's As You Like It and The Children's Midsummer Night's Dream
Shakespeare and Hollywood Revisited: The Dreams of Noble and Hoffman
The Prince of Manhattan: Almereyda's Hamlet
A Wilderness of Tigers: Taymor's Titus
Conclusion: The Abrupt Edge