Shakespeare's plays have been adapted or rewritten in various ways since the seventeenth century. This anthology brings together thirteen theatrical adaptations of Shakespeare's work from around the world and across the centuries.
An introduction to the art of archaic and classical Greece. Looking at the social and cultural contexts in which the rich diversity of Greek arts were produced, Robin Osborne shows how artistic developments were both a product of, and contributed to, the intensely competitive life of the Greek city.
Argues for the importance of recognizing - and archiving - accounts of trauma that belong as much to the ordinary and everyday as to the domain of catastrophe. This title contends that the field of trauma studies, limited by too strict a division between the public and the private, has overlooked the experiences of women and queers.
This text argues that smell is repressed in the modern West, and its social history ignored. It attempts to break the "olfactory silence" of modernity by offering an exploration of the cultural role of odours in Western history and in a wide variety of non-Western societies.
From reality TV to political rallies, there is a clamour to be heard, to narrate, and to receive attention. It reduces 'reality' to revelation and voyeurism. This title argues that this way of life is having severe and damaging consequences in a world that is increasingly globalized and interconnected.