Filming and Performing Renaissance History
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: M. Burnett
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-08 - Publisher: Springer

Over the last century, many 16th- and 17th-century events and personalities have been brought before home, cinema, exhibition, festival and theatrical audiences
The Borgia Family
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Jennifer Mara DeSilva
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-11 - Publisher: Routledge

The Borgia Family: Rumor and Representation explores the historical and cultural structures that underpin the early modern Borgia family, their notoriety, and p
Contemporary Perspectives on Language, Culture and Identity in Anglo-American Contexts
Language: en
Pages: 399
Authors: Éva Antal
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-23 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This collection of essays highlights the great variety one finds in contemporary scholarly discourse in the fields of English and American studies and English l
Performing Early Modern Drama Today
Language: en
Authors: Pascale Aebischer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-11 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

While much attention has been devoted to performances of Shakespeare's plays today, little has been focused on modern productions of the plays of his contempora
Shakespeare and Amateur Performance
Language: en
Authors: Michael Dobson
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

From the Hamlet acted on a galleon off Africa to the countless outdoor productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream that now defy each English summer, Shakespeare a
The Tudors on Film and Television
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Sue Parrill
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-06 - Publisher: McFarland

With its mix of family drama, sex and violence, Britain’s Tudor dynasty (1485–1603) has long excited the interest of filmmakers and moviegoers. Since the bi
A new naval history
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Quintin Colville
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-17 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This volume brings together a diverse selection of the latest academic research in the field of naval history. No longer confined to analyses of ships and battl
The Birth of a Queen
Language: en
Pages: 291
Authors: Sarah Duncan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-29 - Publisher: Springer

Marking the 500th year anniversary of the birth of Queen Mary I in 1516, this book both commemorates her rule and rehabilitates and redefines her image and reig
'Hamlet' and World Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 309
Authors: Mark Thornton Burnett
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-04 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Reveals a rich cinematic history, discussing Hamlet films from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
The Bible on the Shakespearean Stage
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Thomas Fulton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-26 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Bible was everywhere in Shakespeare's England. Through sermons, catechisms, treatises, artwork, literature and, of course, biblical reading itself, the stor