Bridging the gap of time : Jeanette Winterson’s adaptation of William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale

  • With reference to Shakespeare's play "The Winter's Tale" and its adaptation "The Gap of Time" by Jeanette Winterson the following master thesis seeks to explore literature’s ability to update and rework a given text in a sense that the new text reflects the condition humana in relation to current social and cultural milieus thereby demonstrating the actuality of the original text and constituting a genuinely new work of art in its own right at the same time.

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Author:Nina Schneider
Referee:Susanne Scholz, Daniel Dornhofer
Advisor:Susanne Scholz
Document Type:magisterthesis
Year of Completion:2017
Year of first Publication:2017
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Granting Institution:Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität
Date of final exam:2017/10/28
Release Date:2018/12/06
Tag:Adaptation; Shakespeare; The Gap of Time; The Winter's Tale; Winterson
Page Number:64
Institutes:Neuere Philologien
Dewey Decimal Classification:4 Sprache / 42 Englisch, Altenglisch / 420 Englisch, Altenglisch
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht