Roll# 10 Shakespeare and Modern Popular Culture by Douglas Lanier introduces us to the Shakespeare of later-days and its multiple “appropriations”. The book is a collection and an anthology of appropriations, adaptations, tourism, festivals, his history, allusions, citations and Bard’s other contemporary versions of his collective works. Lanier is of the view that cultural productions have little to do with later-days Shakespeare but his figure, works and name has been a battlefield for many to wage cultural wars on. Throughout the book Lanier’s tone, while assessing popular “appropriations”, is appreciative and supportive. The main objective of the
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