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    Introduction: #SocialmediaShakespeares


    Calbi, Maurizio and O'Neill, Stephen (2016) Introduction: #SocialmediaShakespeares. Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation, X (1). ISSN 1554-6985

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    Abstract

    In their introductory essay, Maurizio Calbi and Stephen O'Neill explore the interrelations between social media and Shakespeare(s), providing a theoretical consideration of both categories that ultimately moves toward an argument for their rhizomatic intersections. Shakespeare increasingly "becomes" through social media (in a Deleuzian sense), and indeed, forms of social media are rearticulated through Shakespeare. The essay also guides the reader through this special issue in which the contributors variously map, define, scrutinize, and challenge social media, Shakespeare and their uncanny convergences.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Shakespeare, William; Social Media; YouTube; Twitter; Romeo and Juliet;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > School of English, Media & Theatre Studies > English
    Item ID: 11453
    Depositing User: Stephen O'Neill
    Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2019 13:49
    Journal or Publication Title: Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation
    Publisher: Borrowers and Lenders. University of Georgia
    Refereed: Yes
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