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By Melissa Croteau,Carolyn Jess-Cooke

This selection of essays examines the ways that fresh Shakespeare motion pictures painting anxieties approximately an drawing close worldwide barren region, technological alienation, non secular destruction, and the results of globalization. movies coated contain Titus, William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Almereyda’s Hamlet, Revengers Tragedy, 12th evening, the eagerness of the Christ, Radford’s The service provider of Venice, The Lion King, and Godard’s King Lear, between others that at once adapt or reference Shakespeare. Essays chart the apocalyptic mise-en-scènes, disorienting imagery, and topsy-turvy plots of those motion pictures, utilizing apocalypse as a theoretical and thematic lens.

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