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A New Historicist Study of Shakespeare’s Richard Ⅲ and Its Films

Author DengJianBo
Tutor LiMingQiang
School Yunnan University
Course English Language and Literature
Keywords Richard III Shakespeare New Historicism History Movie
CLC J905
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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Shakespeare is one of the world's greatest poet and playwright . His works include 154 sonnets , two narrative poems and 38 plays. He authored ten historical drama , accounting for one third of all the drama . \Richard Ke- Ryan 1995 film \Laurence Olivier also directed the play in 1955 . In this paper, new historicism research methods , the main use of the theory of American scholars on Shakespeare Bright Green \This article aims to discuss Shakespeare \fully reflects the \In addition , the paper also analyzes the play and the Elizabethan era historical relations , noting that the text and the current political situation , the mutual influence events , revealing its \Oliver and Ke- Ryan are favorable for text adaptation . Oliver of the play for a cautious adaptation , the use of shadow art and coronation theme. Ke- Ryan movie is different in that its fascist background , the fascist rulers Hitler interpreted as Richard III . Ke- Ryan also wrote about sex and violence of the lens , in order to meet the needs of the audience and earn money. The film shows how to reshape the cultural history of the twentieth century , to build the villain . Shakespeare's \Perspective of New Historicism Shakespeare \

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