Bollywood Shakespeares

24 Bollywood Shakespeare occupies a significant space through which to examine what Arjun Appadurai identifies as the “tension between cultural homogenization and cultural heterogenization.”25 The crosshatched transnational bard ...

Bollywood Shakespeares

Here, essays use the latest theories in postcolonialism, globalization, and post-nationalism to explore how world cinema and theater respond to Bollywood's representation of Shakespeare. In this collection, Shakespeare is both part of an elite Western tradition and a window into a vibrant post-national identity founded by a global consumer culture.

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Bollywood Shakespeares
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: C. Dionne, P. Kapadia
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-27 - Publisher: Springer

Here, essays use the latest theories in postcolonialism, globalization, and post-nationalism to explore how world cinema and theater respond to Bollywood's representation of Shakespeare. In this collection, Shakespeare is both part of an elite Western tradition and a window into a vibrant post-national identity founded by a global consumer culture.
Shakespeare On Stage and Off
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Kenneth Graham, Alysia Kolentsis
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-19 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

Today, debates about the cultural role of the humanities and the arts are roiling. Responding to renewed calls to reassess the prominence of canonical writers, Shakespeare On Stage and Off introduces new perspectives on why and how William Shakespeare still matters. Lively and accessible, the book considers what it means
Shakespeare’s Audiences
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Matteo Pangallo, Peter Kirwan
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-29 - Publisher: Routledge

Shakespeare wrote for a theater in which the audience was understood to be, and at times invited to be, active and participatory. How have Shakespeare’s audiences, from the sixteenth century to the present, responded to that invitation? In what ways have consumers across different cultural contexts, periods, and platforms engaged
Shakespeare's cinema of love
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: R. S. White
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-03 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This engaging and stimulating book argues that Shakespeare's plays significantly influenced movie genres in the twentieth century, particularly in films concerning love in the classic Hollywood period. Shakespeare's 'green world' has a close functional equivalent in 'tinseltown' and on 'the silver screen', as well as in hybrid genres in Bollywood
Hamlet: The State of Play
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Sonia Massai, Lucy Munro
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-25 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This collection brings together emerging and established scholars to explore fresh approaches to Shakespeare's best-known play. Hamlet has often served as a testing ground for innovative readings and new approaches. Its unique textual history – surviving as it does in three substantially different early versions – means that it offers