The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 9.0808 Monday, 7 September 1998.
From: Richard A. Burt <
Date: Sunday, 06 Sep 1998 18:04:39 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: 9.0800 Qs: McKellan R3
Comment: Re: SHK 9.0800 Qs: McKellan R3
> I see that _Post Script_ 17.1 (Fall 1997) contains an article on Ian
> McKellan's adaptation of _R3_ from stage to screen. I wonder if any
> SHAKSPEReans can recommend studies of (read: articles on) McKellan's
> film independent of its stage incarnation. Specifically: its
> recontextualisation of medieval history in a contemporary setting, and
> McKellan's overt comparison of Richard of Gloucester with his
> 20th-century incarnation, Adolf Hitler.
Richard Burt replies:
James Loehlin has an article on the Loncraine film in _Shakespeare, the
Movie, co-edited by Lynda Boose and myself. Barbara Freedman has an
article on various film versions, including the Loncraine, forthcoming n