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Shakespearean Celebrity in the Digital Age: Fan Cultures and Remediation
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018-09)
This book offers a timely examination of the relationship between Shakespeare and contemporary digital media. By focusing upon a variety of ‘Shakespearean’ individuals, groups and communities and their ‘online’ presence, ...
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
This chapter introduces the topic of Shakespeare’s cultural capital and the marketplace, offering an overview of some of the different ways in which Shakespeare and his work have been marketed and had an economic and ...
'The Royal Shakespeare Company at 50'
(Taylor & Francis, 2012-07)
On 20 March 1961 it was formally announced that the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon would become known as the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and its company as the Royal Shakespeare Company (Addenbrooke 47). ...
Shakespeare's Cultural Capital: His Economic Impact from the Sixteenth to the Twenty-First Century
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
The Iconography of the Bankside Globe
(Cambridge University Press, 1997)
Adapting Coriolanus: Tom Hiddleston’s Body and Action Cinema
(Oxford University Press, 2014-08-15)
Despite a critical movement seen across the humanities described as the ‘corporeal turn’ (Elam 143) in Shakespeare studies alone, adaptation studies has been slow to situate the body as a site of major interpretive ...
Shakespearean Actors, Memes, Social Media and the Circulation of Shakespearean ‘Value’
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016-03-24)
Anna Blackwell reflects on the impact of contemporary Shakespearean actors on popular conceptions of Shakespeare and his value, focusing as examples on actors Tom Hiddleston and Benedict Cumberbatch. She pays particular ...
Tweeting from the Grave: Shakespeare, Adaptation, and Social Media
In Spreadable Media Henry Jenkins, Sam Ford, and Joshua Green provide a revolutionary model of contemporary cultural practices, suggesting that older, top-down models of distribution are no longer viable. They argue that ...
Re-Reading Shakespeare's Richard III: Tragic Hero and Villain?
(De Gruyter, 2017)
The discovery of the body of the historical Richard III under a Leicester car park in 2012 sparked fresh interest in one of England’s most controversial kings. Accused of murdering his nephews—the Princes in the Tower—Richard’s ...
'#DifferenceMakesUs': Selling Shakespeare Online (and the Commerce Platform Etsy)
(Edizioni Ca'Foscari, 2018-12)
The mission statement of the online creative commerce platform Etsy declares its commitment to “using the power of business to strengthen communities and empower people”. Among the many handmade and vintage items sold on ...