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The English Renaissance in popular culture : an age for all time / edited by Greg Colón Semenza
1st ed
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PR2880.A1 E54 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Adaptations
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film adaptations
Subject(s) Renaissance -- England -- Historiography
Subject England -- In popular culture
Subject(s) History in popular culture
Popular culture -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description x, 232 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: an age for all time / Gret Colón Semenza -- Henry's desperate housewives: The Tudors, the politics of historiography, and the beautiful body of Jonathan Rhys Meyers / Ramona Wray -- The secret life of Elizabeth I / Adrienne L. Eastwood -- Where the maps end: Elizabeth: The golden age of simulacra / Courtney Lehmann -- Looking up to the groundlings: representing the Renaissance audience in contemporary fiction ad film / Amy Rodgers -- London's burning: remembering Guy Fawkes and seventeenth-century conflict in V for vendetta / Melissa Croteau -- Reading the early modern witch: horror films of the 1960s and 1970s / Deborah Willis -- "Sportful combat" gets medieval: the representation of historical violence at Renaissance fairs / Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr. -- The first adaptation of Shakespeare and the recovery of the "Renaissance" voice: Sam Taylor's The taming of the shrew / Deborah Cartmell -- God save the Queene: Sex Pistols, Shakespeare, and punk (anti-) history / Greg Colón Semenza -- Jacques Rivette and film adaptation as "dérive-ation": Pericles in Paris belongs to us and The revenger's tragedy in Noiroit / Richard Burt -- Alex Cox's Revenger's tragedy and the foreclosure of apocalyptic teleology / James R. Keller -- Forget film: speculations on Shakespearean entertainment value / Donald Hedrick
Note This work considers popular culture's confrontations with the English Renaissance through an analysis of 'period films', television productions, popular literature, and punk music
Series Reproducing Shakespeare
Alternate Author Semenza, Gregory M. Colón, 1972-

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