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Jackson, Russell 1949-

Overview
Works: 117 works in 351 publications in 3 languages and 9,261 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Bibliography  Study guides  Dictionaries  Fiction  Satire  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Instrumentalist, Other, Performer, Publishing director, Adapter, Conductor, ed
Classifications: PR5818, 822.8
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Most widely held works about Russell Jackson
 
Most widely held works by Russell Jackson
The Cambridge companion to Shakespeare on film by Russell Jackson( Book )

56 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This companion is a collection of critical and historical essays on the films adapted from, and inspired by, Shakespeare's plays. The emphasis is on feature films for cinema with strong coverage Hamlet, Richard III, Macbeth, King Lear and Romeo and Juliet
Shakespeare : an illustrated stage history( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Shakespeare's plays as they have been performed on the English stage, presented through a series of essays by a variety of authors, discussing the theatres, the plays, and the men and women who staged, adapted, and performed them over the course of 400 years, from the fifteenth century through modern times
The importance of being earnest a trivial comedy for serious people by Oscar Wilde( )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 'trivial play for serious people', a sparkling comedy of manners, 'The Importance of Being Earnest' is the epitome of wit and style. The play employs and parodies the conventions of farce and melodrama: identities are discovered, long lost family ties reinstated, and coincidences are savoured. The verbal brilliance of its highly self-conscious characters hides deep anxieties about social and personal identity. This neatly constructed satire, with its celebrated characters and much quoted dialogue, turns accepted ideas inside out and is generally regarded as Wilde's masterpiece
Players of Shakespeare 2 : further essays in Shakespearean performance by Royal Shakespeare Company( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorian theatre : the theatre in its time by Russell Jackson( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatres for audiences - The actors' life - Behind the scenes - Management - The author's work
The complete works of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde( Book )

15 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection includes Oscar Wilde's only novel, "The Picture of Dorian Gray," as well as all his stories, plays, and poems
Plays by Henry Arthur Jones( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Players of Shakespeare 3 : further essays in Shakespearian performance by Russell Jackson( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford illustrated history of Shakespeare on stage by Jonathan Bate( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare films in the making : vision, production and reception by Russell Jackson( Book )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shakespeare Films in the Making examines the production and reception of five feature-length Shakespeare films from the twentieth-century, focusing on the ways in which they articulate visions of their Shakespearean originals, of the fictional worlds in which the films are set, and of the movie-makers' own society. Two of the films - Warner Brothers' 1935 A Midsummer Night's Dream and MGM's 1936 Romeo and Juliet - were products of the Hollywood system and reflect the studios' desire to enhance their status with 'prestige pictures'. Oliver's 1944 Henry V was part of Britain's cultural war effort and embodies visions of the medieval past and ideal leadership. The story of its production and reception - on both sides of the Atlantic - shows that it was also a significant contribution to the campaign to assert the British film industry's response to the dominance of Hollywood. The Romeo and Juliet films of Renato Castellani (1954) and Franco Zeffirelli (1968) embodied visions of Renaissance Italy that contrast - in differing ways - with MGM's film. This book offers readings of these significant and influential films that are informed by an understanding of the process of movie production and are backed up by extensive archival research, including studio documents, script revisions, publicity materials and reviews."--Jacket
Education and employment outcomes of the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program alumni by Ann McCoy( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical guide to Hamlet( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores major themes, plots, as well as Shakespeare's comedic relief and offers insights into the underlying meaning of Hamlet's eloquent soliloquies
Two society comedies by Oscar Wilde( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romeo and Juliet by Russell Jackson( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ideal husband by Oscar Wilde( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comic gem, an instant success at its 1895 debut, continues to delight both audiences and readers. It revolves around a blackmail scheme that forces a married couple to re-examine their moral standards
Theatres on film : how the cinema imagines the stage by Russell Jackson( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Theatres on Film' will appeal to film- and theatregoers, as well as to readers with an academic or professional interest in its subject
A critical guide to Romeo & Juliet( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features film extracts by performers of the Stratford Shakespeare Company and addresses the main themes of the work by two experts
Hamlet by Kenneth Branagh( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Often credited with creating a popular movie audience for Shakespeare, Kenneth Branagh has wanted for many years to bring to the screen the complete, full-length version of Hamlet, Shakespeare's greatest play. He has now done so - as director and as the prince of Denmark - making an emotionally moving, visually spectacular movie that will become a landmark in film history. The volume includes Kenneth Branagh's elegant introduction of the genesis of his role as Hamlet as well as his full screenplay adaptation. The production diary by Russell Jackson, Shakespearean scholar and script consultant on the movie, goes behind the scenes to show what it was like to film this lavish production and to work with the leading theater and movie actors of our time
Othello a critical guide( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Key scenes of Shakespeare's tragedy, Othello, are analyzed by two Shakespearean experts, Stanley Wells and Russell Jackson. Themes and topics include the motives of Iago, interracial relationship between Othello and Desdemona, Othello as victim, ruled by emotion rather than logic, and the conflict between Othello's identity as a christian commander of the Venetian force and as a social and racial outsider
The swamp boogie queen by Katie Webster( Recording )

4 editions published in 1988 in Undetermined and English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Jackson, Russell Bennett 1949-

ジャクソン, ラッセル

Languages
English (214)

Japanese (3)

German (1)

Covers
Shakespeare : an illustrated stage historyThe importance of being earnest a trivial comedy for serious peoplePlayers of Shakespeare 2 : further essays in Shakespearean performanceVictorian theatre : the theatre in its timeThe complete works of Oscar WildePlaysPlayers of Shakespeare 3 : further essays in Shakespearian performanceThe Oxford illustrated history of Shakespeare on stage