What's in a Balcony Scene? A Study on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and its Adaptations
As reflected in its title, the central question that drives this book is “what’s in a balcony scene?”, particularly that which appears in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Exploring its representation in a number of adaptations of Shakespeare’s play, this volume shows that there are a number of fresh angles from which to look at this topic, which, in turn, provide unique insights into the balcony scene, As such, the book will appeal to anyone with an interest in Shakespeare, from researchers and students to the general reader.
Luminita Frentiu is a Reader in the English Department at the West University of Timişoara, Romania, and has specialized in translation studies, pragmatics, discourse analysis and English morphology. She is the author of Strategii de comunicare în interacţiunea verbală (2000) and Instances of Discourse Analysis (2004), and has contributed to the volumes Dicţionar englez-român de colocaţii verbale (edited by Hortensia Pârlog and Maria Teleagă, 2000), The Art and Craft of Translation, (edited by Loredana Frăţilă, 2009), and Language in Use: The Case of Youth Entertainment Magazines (2010). She is also the co-editor of Instant English: English for the Baccalaureate and Entrance Examinations (with H. Pârlog and P. Brînzeu, 2004), Challenges in Translation (with H. Parlog and, L. Fratila, 2010), A Journey through Knowledge: Festschrift in Honour of Hortensia Pârlog (with L. Pungă, 2012), and Translating across Cultures: BAS 21st Annual International Conference (with H. Pârlog, 2013). She is the founder and editor of the Romanian Journal of English Studies.
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