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Title The English renaissance in popular culture [electronic resource] ; An age for all time / Edited by Gregory M. Colon Semenza.

Published Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.


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Physical description 240 p.
Notes Electronic book text.
Originally published in: 2010.
Contents Introduction - Gregory M. Colon Semenza * PART I: Renaissance Icons * Desperate Housewives: The Tudors, the Politics of Historiography and the Beautiful Body of Jonathan Rhys Meyers - Ramona Wray * The Secret Life of Elizabeth I - Adrienne L. Eastwood * Where Maps End: Elizabeth: The Golden Age of Simulacra - Courtney Lehmann * PART II: Renaissance Fantasies * Looking Up to the Groundlings in Contemporary Historical Fiction - Amy Rodgers * London's Burning: Remembering Guy Fawkes in V for Vendetta - Melissa Croteau * Reading the Early Modern Witch in Horror Films of the 1960s and 70s - Deborah Willis * Sportful Combat Gets Medieval: The Representation of Historical Violence at Renaissance Fairs - Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr. * PART III: Renaissance Sounds * The First Adaptation of Shakespeare and the "Recovery" of the Renaissance Voice: Sam Taylor's The Taming of the Shrew - Deborah Cartmell * God Save the Queene: Sex Pistols, Shakespeare, and Punk [Anti-] History - Gregory Colon Semenza * Part IV: Renaissance Cinema * Jacques Rivette's Film Adaptation as "Derive-ation": Pericles in Paris Belongs to Us and The Revenger's Tragedy in Noroit - Richard Burt * Alex Cox's Revenger's Tragedy and the Foreclosure of Apocalyptic Teleology - James Keller * Forget Film: Speculations on Shakespearean Entertainment Value - Donald Hedrick.
File type Document
Summary This book considers popular culture's confrontations with the history, thought, and major figures of the English Renaissance through an analysis of "period films," television productions, popular literature, and punk music.
System notes PDF.
History notes Gregory Colon Semenza is Associate Professor of English at the University of Connecticut.
Other author Colon Semenza, Gregory M., 1972-
Subject History in popular culture.
Renaissance -- Historiography -- England.
Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800 -- English.
ISBN 9780230106444 : 汮69
0230106447 : 汮69