Visual Shakespeare - Essays in Film and Television


Graham Holderness

Published by Hertfordshire Press

These essays have been acknowledged as pioneering applications of the terms of Shakespeare criticism to film theory and media study

The fact that film and television versions of Shakespeare are now accepted as a standard element of Shakespeare studies is due in no small part to the work collected in this volume

This volume brings together for the first time a definitive collection of Graham Holderness's writings on Shakespeare in film and television

Published in books and journals between 1984 and 1998, these celebrated essays constitute a unique resource for the study of Shakespeare in the media

The book consists of three sections: Shakespeare in Television, Shakespeare in Film and Case Studies (Henry V, The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet) plus a specially written Preface and a Bibliography of work in this particular field

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