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Spectral Shakespeares is an illuminating exploration of contemporary, experimental diversifications of Shakespeare on movie, television, and the net. Drawing on version reports and media idea in addition to Jacques Derrida's paintings, the publication argues that those variations foreground a cluster of self-reflexive "themes" - from incorporation to reiteration, from migration to habit, from silence to survival - that give a contribution to the redefinition of edition, and Shakespearean model specifically, as an unfinished and interminable strategy. The "Shakespeare" that emerges from those variations is a fragmentary, mediatized, and heterogeneous presence, a spectral Shakespeare that leaves its mark on our modern mediascape.

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