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Shakespeare and Modern Popular Culture

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ISBN-10: 0198187068

ISBN-13: 9780198187066

Edition: 2002

Authors: Douglas Lanier

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Shakespeare and Superman? Shakespeare and The Twilight Zone? Shakespeare and romance novels? What is Shakespeare doing in modern popular culture? In the first book-length study to consider the modern 'Shakespop' phenomenon broadly, Douglas Lanier examines how our conceptions of Shakespeare's works and his cultural status have been profoundly shapes by Shakespeare's diffuse presence in such popular forms as films, comic books, TV shows, mass-market fiction, children's books,kitsch, and advertising. Shakespeare and Modern Popular Culture offers an overview of issues raised in Shakespeare's appropriation in twentieth-century popular culture, amd argues that Shakespeare's appearances in these…    
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Book details

List price: $41.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/7/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 198
Size: 5.31" wide x 7.99" long x 0.46" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

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