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By Melissa Croteau,Carolyn Jess-Cooke

This number of essays examines the ways that fresh Shakespeare movies painting anxieties approximately an coming near near worldwide barren region, technological alienation, non secular destruction, and the consequences of globalization. motion pictures coated contain Titus, William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Almereyda’s Hamlet, Revengers Tragedy, 12th evening, the fervour of the Christ, Radford’s The service provider of Venice, The Lion King, and Godard’s King Lear, between others that without delay 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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