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Re: McKellan R3
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 9.0808  Monday, 7 September 1998.

From:           Richard A. Burt <
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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
Shakespeare Quarterly.
 

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