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The Resource The Shakespearean international yearbook, 7, Special section, Updating Shakespeare, editors, Graham Bradshaw, Tom Bishop and Tetsuo Kishi, (electronic resource)

The Shakespearean international yearbook, 7, Special section, Updating Shakespeare, editors, Graham Bradshaw, Tom Bishop and Tetsuo Kishi, (electronic resource)

Label
The Shakespearean international yearbook, 7, Special section, Updating Shakespeare
Title
The Shakespearean international yearbook
Title number
7
Title part
Special section, Updating Shakespeare
Statement of responsibility
editors, Graham Bradshaw, Tom Bishop and Tetsuo Kishi
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation:
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
LC call number
PR2885
LC item number
.S68 2007eb
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1935-
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  • Bradshaw, Graham
  • Bishop, T. G
  • Kishi, Tetsuo
  • ebrary, Inc
Series statement
The Shakespearean international yearbook
Series volume
7
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • English literature
Summary expansion
The Shakespearean International Yearbook continues to provide an annual survey of important issues and developments in contemporary Shakespeare studies. This year the volume includes a special section on Updating Shakespeare, looking at Shakespearean adaptation in several countries. Contributors to the volume come from the US and the UK, Poland, Japan and Brazil. In this issue of The Shakespearean International Yearbook, the special section surveys various means of 'Updating Shakespeare'. The section treats a variety of attempts and strategies, including by artists in Japan, China and Brazil, to adapt Shakespeare's works into local and present circumstances. The guest editor for the section is Tetsuo Kishi, Professor Emeritus in English at the University of Kyoto, co-author of Shakespeare in Japan (2006). The Shakespearean International Yearbook continues to provide an annual survey of important issues and developments in contemporary Shakespeare studies. Contributors to this issue come from the US and the UK, Poland, Japan and Brazil. In addition to the section on 'Updating', essays in this volume treat Shakespeare's poems, his narrative strategies, his relation to ideas such as tolerance and representation, and the afterlives of his work in writers such as Gay, Slowacki and Becket, and in theatrical relics. Contents: Special Section: Updating Shakespeare: Introduction, Tetsuo Kishi; Dramaturgy: beyond the presentism/historicism dichotomy, Ros King; Site-specific Hamlets and reconfigured localities: Jiang'an, Singapore, Elsinor, Alexander C.Y. Huang; Family ties over romantic love: appropriations of Romeo and Juliet in Northeastern Brazil, José Roberto O'Shea; Tadashi Suzuki directs King Lear - again, Tetsuo Kishi. Poems: Thats amores! Latin love and lovesickness in Shakespeare's Venus and Adonis, Lisa S. Starks; Semper eadem: the paradox of constancie in Shakespeare's Phoenix and the Turtle, Kristen Olson. Narrative Designs: Tragedy in retrospect: Hamlet's narrative infrastructure, Raphael Falco; The rape of Marina, Simon Palfrey. Social Works: Prenuptial rituals and bonding in Shakespeare and elsewhere, Richard Levin; Tolerance in Shakespeare; an introduction, B.J. Sokol. After Shakespeare: Idols in Hobbes, Shakespeare and Gay, Jonathan Lamb; Politics of theatre vs. politics on (non)state: Shakespeare in the repertoire of Polish 19th-century theatres, Marta Gibinska; Useful and fancy articles: relics of the 19th-century stage, Elizabeth Williamson; 'What wretches feel': Lear, Edgar, and Samuel Beckett's Worstward Ho, Andrew Fitzsimons; Bibliography; Index. About the Author: Graham Bradshaw is Professor in the Faculty of Literature at Chuo University, Japan. Tom Bishop is Professor of English at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Tetsuo Kishi is Professor Emeritus at Kyoto University, Japan
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The Shakespearean international yearbook, 7, Special section, Updating Shakespeare, editors, Graham Bradshaw, Tom Bishop and Tetsuo Kishi, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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OCM1bookssj0000309384
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unknown
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9780754690139
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remote
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(WaSeSS)bookssj0000309384
Label
The Shakespearean international yearbook, 7, Special section, Updating Shakespeare, editors, Graham Bradshaw, Tom Bishop and Tetsuo Kishi, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000309384
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780754690139
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000309384

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