David McInnis

David McInnis reviews 'Antipodal Shakespeare: Remembering and Forgetting in Britain, Australia and New Zealand, 1916 - 2016' by Gordon McMullan and Philip Mead et al.

David McInnis
23 August 2018

In 1916, the 300th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death coincided with the first anniversary of the Gallipoli landings, thus providing the impetus for this absorbing study of memory and fo More

David McInnis reviews 'Antipodal Shakespeare: Remembering and forgetting in Britain, Australia, and New Zealand, 1916–2016' by Gordon McMullan and Philip Mead et al.

David McInnis
25 June 2018

In 1916, the 300th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death coincided with the first anniversary of the Gallipoli landings, thus providing the impetus for this absorbing study of memory and fo More

David McInnis reviews 'Hamlet and the Vision of Darkness' by Rhodri Lewis

David McInnis
28 December 2017

There have been more than 600 publications on Hamlet in the last five years alone. Uniquely amongst Shakespeare’s plays, Hamlet even has an entire journal devoted to it More

David McInnis reviews 'Shakespeare’s cinema of love: A study in genre and influence' by R.S. White

David McInnis
31 May 2017

Does William Shakespeare still matter? The question was posed frequently throughout 2016, the quatercentenary of his death. Those sceptical of Shakespeare’s enduring relevance faced the challenge of explaining the seemingly endless proliferation of films and adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays in an age ostensibly dislocated from early modern sensibilities and po ... More

David McInnis reviews 'The One King Lear' by Brian Vickers

David McInnis
26 September 2016

Shakespeare's King Lear exists in two significantly different versions, the quarto (Q) published in 1608 and the folio (F) of 1623. Scholars typically believe that the play was ...

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