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Buchanan, Judith
Shakespeare on silent film : an excellent dumb discourse / Judith Buchanan
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PR3093 .B775 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film adaptations
Subject(s) English drama -- Film adaptations
Silent films -- History and criticism
Film adaptations -- History and criticism
Physical Description xxiii, 316 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-298) and index
Includes filmography
Contents Introduction : wresting an alphabet -- Shakespeare without words : the nineteenth-century legacy -- Biograph's pioneering film of King John (1899) -- Conflicted allegiances in Shakespeare films of the transitional era -- Corporate authorship : the Shakespeare films of the Vitagraph Company of America -- Pedigree and performance codes in silent films of Hamlet -- Shakespeare films of the 1916 tercentenary -- Asta Nielsen and Emil Jannings : stars of German Shakespeare films of the early 1920s -- Afterword : "No tongue, all eyes! Be silent" : performing wordless Shakespeare today

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