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Adaptation as “Transcultural Mimesis” in Japanese Cinema  

Michael Raine

Print publication date:
Jan 2014
Online publication date:
Mar 2014
Subject:
Literature, Film
This essay focuses on the topic of “adaptation” to argue that Japanese cinema has been less bound by traditional culture than by low culture in general, and Hollywood film in particular. ... More

Address  

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

Print publication date:
Oct 2013
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Dec 2013
This article discusses how the problem of literary address spawned many of Victorian poetry’s self-doubts. While engaging in more traditional forms of verse, Victorian poets realized the ... More

Adult and Boy Playing Companies 1625–1642  

Martin Butler

Print publication date:
Oct 2011
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Despite the fact that the London theatre companies were suspended from playing by order of Parliament in September 1642, an inhibition that lasted (with minor infractions) down to 1660, ... More

Adult Playing Companies 1583–1593  

Sally-Beth MacLean

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Oct 2011
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Sep 2012
Two pivotal events bookend the decade 1583–1593 in Elizabethan theatre history. In March 1582 to 1583, the careers of several leading acting companies were disrupted by the formation of a ... More

Adult Playing Companies 1593–1603  

Roslyn L. Knutson

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Oct 2011
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Sep 2012
By any measure, 1593 was a very bad year for the playhouse business in England. The late summer outbreak of plague in 1592 continued in the suburbs of London. Adult playing companies took ... More

Adult Playing Companies 1603–1613  

Tom Rutter

Print publication date:
Oct 2011
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Sep 2012
The year 1603 ushered in a new chapter in the history of early modern theatre companies in England. First, it marks the end of one reign and the beginning of another: Elizabeth died on ... More

Adult Playing Companies 1613–1625  

James J. Marino

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Oct 2011
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Sep 2012
On June 29, 1613, at the first performance of William Shakespeare and John Fletcher's All Is True, the Globe playhouse burned to the ground. The destruction of this iconic theatre might be ... More

Adult Playing Companies to 1583  

W. R. Streitberger

Print publication date:
Oct 2011
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Sep 2012
In March 1583, Elizabeth I's Principal Secretary, Sir Francis Walsingham, asked Edmond Tilney, then Master of the Revels, to choose a new company of players to serve under the Queen's ... More

The Adventures Passed by Master George Gascoigne: Experiments in Prose  

Gillian Austen

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Jun 2013
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Aug 2013
This article examines George Gascoigne's prose writing. Gascoigne's modern reputation rests principally upon four works: the prose fiction A Discourse of the Adventures passed by Master ... More

Advertising and Design  

Jonathan M. Woodham

Print publication date:
Nov 2014
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Oct 2014
This chapter focuses on various ways in which the rhetoric and visual iconography of the space age and the world of science fiction was explored in the styling and promotion of consumer ... More

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