Chapter 7. The Last Shakespeare Picture Show or Going to the Barricades

  1. G. B. Shand Senior Scholar graduate supervisor
  1. Barbara Hodgdon Professor

Published Online: 26 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303193.ch7

Teaching Shakespeare: Passing it On

Teaching Shakespeare: Passing it On

How to Cite

Hodgdon, B. (2008) The Last Shakespeare Picture Show or Going to the Barricades, in Teaching Shakespeare: Passing it On (ed G. B. Shand), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303193.ch7

Editor Information

  1. York University's Glendon College, Canada

Author Information

  1. University of Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405140454

Online ISBN: 9781444303193

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Keywords:

  • Last Shakespeare Picture Show;
  • “We tell ourselves stories in order to live”;
  • Orson Welles's The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice;
  • preparing classes and sketching out three possible scenarios;
  • first of which is modeled on memories of that experience and recollected in tranquility;
  • pretending to “be” Shakespeare - version of Stephen Greenblatt's desire to speak with the dead

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References and Further Reading

  • Filmography