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Publisher Description

Shakespeare, Madness, and Music: Scoring Insanity in Cinematic Adaptations examines the use of music in the three political tragedies of William Shakespeare: Hamlet, Macbeth, and King Lear. Each chapter presents the musical treatment of individual characters afflicted with or feigning madness_Hamlet, Ophelia, Lady Macbeth, King Lear, and Edgar_offering analysis and interpretation of the music used to underscore, belie, or otherwise inform or invoke the characters' states of mind and providing a fascinating indication of culture and society, as well as the thoughts and ideas of individual directors, composers, and actors. A bibliography, index, and appendix listing Shakespeare's film adaptations help complete this fascinating volume.

GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
RELEASED
2009
July 9
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
164
Pages
PUBLISHER
Scarecrow Press
SELLER
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group
SIZE
675
KB

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