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Shakespeare and Film Theory with Scott Hollifield

Synopsis
Podcast series in which Dr Neema Parvini, author of Shakespeare’s History Plays: Rethinking Historicism and Shakespeare and Contemporary Theory: New Historicism and Cultural Materialism, interviews Shakespeare scholars and literary theorists from around the world in a bid to gain an understanding of current thinking in Shakespeare studies and in literary criticism more generally. In this edition Neema Parvini Interviews Scott Hollifield (University of Nevada) about his forthcoming book Shakespeare and Film Theory for the Arden Shakespeare and Theory series. Topics include: Roman Polanski’s MACBETH, Orsen Welles’s CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT, Baz Luhrmann’s WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S ROMEO + JULIET and the differences between Shakespeare on film and on television.
Series
Shakespeare and Contemporary Theory
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
28 Oct 2016
Duration
53 mins

Credits

Contributor
Neema Parvini; Scott Hollifield

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; Film studies
Keywords
film theory; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Shakespeare on film; Shakespeare on television

Online Availability

Online URL
https://soundcloud.com/surreyshakespeare

Production Company

Name

University of Surrey, Department of English and Languages

Distributor

Name

iTunes U

Web
http://www.apple.com/education/itunes-u/ External site opens in new window

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