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Semenza, Greg Colón

The English Renaissance in Popular Culture

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: An Age for All Time
Greg Colón Semenza

Part I. Renaissance Icons

2. Henry’s Desperate Housewives: The Tudors, the Politics of Historiography, and the Beautiful Body of Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Ramona Wray

3. The Secret Life of Elizabeth I
Adrienne L. Eastwood

4. Where the Maps End: Elizabeth: The Golden Age of Simulacra
Courtney Lehmann

Part II. Renaissance Fantasies

5. Looking Up to the Groundlings: Representing the Renaissance Audience in Contemporary Fiction and Film
Amy Rodgers

6. London’s Burning: Remembering Guy Fawkes and Seventeenth-Century Conflict in V for Vendetta
Melissa Croteau

7. Reading the Early Modern Witch: Horror Films of the 1960s and 1970s
Deborah Willis

8. “Sportful Combat” Gets Medieval: The Representation of Historical Violence at Renaissance Fairs
Kevin J. Wetmore

Part III. Renaissance Sounds

9. The First Adaptation of Shakespeare and the Recovery of the “Renaissance” Voice: Sam Taylor’s The Taming of the Shrew
Deborah Cartmell

10. God Save the Queene: Sex Pistols, Shakespeare, and Punk [Anti-]History
Greg Colón Semenza

Part IV. Renaissance Cinema

11. Jacques Rivette and Film Adaptation as “Dérive-ation”: Pericles in Paris Belongs to Us and The Revenger’s Tragedy in Noiroit
Richard Burt

12. Alex Cox’s Revenger’s Tragedy and the Foreclosure of Apocalyptic Teleology
James R. Keller

13. Forget Film: Speculations on Shakespearean Entertainment Value
Donald Hedrick

Keywords: Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, Theatre History, British and Irish Literature, Film History

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Reproducing Shakespeare: New Studies in Adaptation and Appropriation
Page amount
242 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230106444
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-28648-5

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