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2014 | 11 | 1 | 167-182
Article title

From West to East: Romeo Must Die but Shakespeare is the Sun

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Abstracts
EN
The paper presents a mini survey of the hallmark English language motion pictures which are explicitly based on William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The selection of the six films under investigation takes into account various criteria such as aspects of chronology, culture, impact or novelty of approach. The analysis is based on four categories: genre, auteurism (authorship), reception and verisimilitude.
Publisher
Year
Volume
11
Issue
1
Pages
167-182
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Dates
published
2014-03-01
online
2014-05-01
Contributors
  • West Univerisity of Timişoara
  • West Univerisity of Timişoara
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Document Type
Publication order reference
Identifiers
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_rjes-2014-0021
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