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Peter Rollins <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 8 Jan 2003 21:01:00 EST
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In a message dated 1/5/03 12:00:54 AM Central Standard Time,
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> From: pamelaannthomas
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Monday, November 04, 2002 1:05 PM
> Subject: [Shakespeare One Work at a Time] BBC Shakespeare
> Hi, I'm playing catchup on CORIOLANUS and hope to have some comments
> later today.  In the meantime, I wanted to tell you that the BBC
> Productions of all the Shakespeare plays can be purchased for $35
> each through with free
> shipping until the end of the year.  These are the same plays that
> are $100 each except this version doesn't have public performance
> rights.  I have watched quite a few of these, and they range from the
> so-so to quite good.  And it's the only way to see some of the plays
> like Henry VI and Coriolanus which are not produced often.  I have no
> vested interest in this site, just thought you might like to know
> about it!
> Pamela

Dear Pam,

While you are catching up, please consult a book on Shakespeare
that has a modern twist to it....

Shakespeare's Theories of Blood, Character, and Class
Eds. Peter Rollins and Al Smith
Peter Lang Publishers

There are essays on women in Shakespeare in the book as well.

Good luck!


Peter C. Rollins
_Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and TV Studies_
(Web site:
RR 3 Box 80
Cleveland, OK 74020
(918)243-7637 and fax 5995
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Comments: Individual subscription information on the web site
as well as information and FAQ's about the CD-ROMs. There are
also discussion items and essays on Saving Private Ryan, Amistad,
CNN's Cold War, and a host of other topics. The Table of Contents
for the last thirty years is there as well. The last two issues deal with
The Holocaust in Film and the next two issues (2003) will focus on
the Western in a follow through from our Kansas City conference during
November of 2002.

Next conference is in Fall of 2003 on "War in Film, TV, and History"
at a location yet to be determined.  We are looking for energetic
people to serve as Area Chairs and will put a list of existing and
available Area Chair topics on the web site in the near future.

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Past issues of Film & History have been devoted to World War II, The Gulf
and many individual articles over the years have surveyed the propaganda,
feature, and television dramas about War.  It is a popular and pervasive
genre--second only to The Western, the topic of our last conference.

Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite