Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 August 2014

272 Pages | 11 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719078675

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Robert Ormsby

Published by Manchester University Press

Shakespeare in Performance MUP

  • Analysis of the productions is based on a careful reading of production details, reception by the press and full historical contextualisation
  • Offers analysis of adaptations, television versions and the first sustained analysis of Ralph Fiennes film of Coriolanus, one of the most important Shakespeare films of the twenty-first century
  • Provides in-depth analysis of some of the most significant Coriolanus productions of the post-war era in Britain, Europe and North America (in four different languages)
  • The mode of analysis and the broad national coverage encourages specifically intercultural readings of the plays by attending to how Coriolanus has been used to create cultural identities

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