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Jackson, Russell 1949-

Overview
Works: 114 works in 434 publications in 3 languages and 10,005 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Bibliography  Comedy plays  Examinations  Satire  Fiction  Legends 
Roles: Author, Editor, Instrumentalist, Other, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Adapter, Performer, Contributor, Conductor
Classifications: PR5818, 822.8
Publication Timeline
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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 )

55 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,536 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 )

13 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,313 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
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 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde( Book )

in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume of Poems and Poems in Prose inaugurates the Oxford English Texts Complete Works of Oscar Wilde. It provides texts of Wilde's one-hundred and nineteen poems and poems in prose, including twenty-one never published in his lifetime, together with the publishing history of each poem, and a detailed commentary on allusions and echoes, imagery, and points of biographical interest."--Publisher's description
Plays by Henry Arthur Jones( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( Book )

38 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The text of Wilde's last play
Victorian theatre : the theatre in its time by Russell Jackson( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of nineteenth century journalism, memoirs of actors and managers, contracts, theater regulations, critical writings, and statements to parlimentary committees ; forms an eloquent testimony to the turbulent spirit of the theater of that time
Shakespeare and the English-speaking cinema by Russell Jackson( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shakespeare and the English-speaking Cinema is a lively, authoritative, and innovative overview of the ways in which Shakespeare's plays have been adapted for cinema. Organised by topics rather than chronology, it offers detailed commentary on significant films, including both "mainstream" and "canonical" works by such directors as Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles, Franco Zeffirelli, and Kenneth Branagh, and such ground-breaking movies as Derek Jarman's The Tempest, Baz Luhrmann's William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet and Peter Greenaway's Prospero's Books. Chapters on the location of films in place and time, the effect of this on characterisation, and issues of gender and political power are followed by a discussion of work that goes "beyond Shakespeare." A filmography and suggestions for further reading complete this stimulating, fresh, and accessible account of an important aspect of Shakespeare studies." -- Publisher's description
The Oxford illustrated history of Shakespeare on stage by William Shakespeare( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 279 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 263 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
An Ideal husband by Oscar Wilde( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 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
Victorian theatre by Russell Jackson( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatres for audiences - The actors' life - Behind the scenes - Management - The author's work
A critical guide to Hamlet( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 197 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 )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatres on film : how the cinema imagines the stage by Russell Jackson( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 148 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 143 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 )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parallel text includes both the contemporary and original versions on facing pages for convenient reference. The paraphrse in Hamlet illuminates the original but does not replace it
Education and employment outcomes of the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program alumni by Ann McCoy( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Shakespeare : an illustrated stage history
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Jackson Russell Bennett 1949-....

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English (251)

Japanese (3)

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Shakespeare : an illustrated stage historyPlayers of Shakespeare 2 : further essays in Shakespearean performanceThe complete works of Oscar WildePlaysPlayers of Shakespeare 3 : further essays in Shakespearian performanceThe importance of being earnestVictorian theatre : the theatre in its timeThe Oxford illustrated history of Shakespeare on stage