By Diana E. Henderson

This Concise Companion offers a multidisciplinary diversity of techniques to an enormous multimedia topic, Shakespeare on display.

  • Draws at the newest considering in cultural experiences, communications, and comparative media, in discussion with literary, theatrical and filmic approaches.
  • Organised round subject matters, akin to authorship and collaboration, theatricality, intercourse and violence, globalization and history.
  • Offers readers a number of obtainable routes into the topic of Shakespeare on screen.
  • Also permits readers to discover basic themes within the research of literature and tradition extra greatly, corresponding to the relationships among elite and pop culture, paintings and undefined, textual content and image.
  • Includes feedback for extra interpreting, a bibliography, a filmography, a chronology and a radical index.

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