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Shakespeare on film is actually a large and active area of study for contemporary scholars. There are many versions of the major plays (Hamlet, Othello, and Macbeth, for example), and these vary in quality and purpose. Watch as many as you can find of your chosen play before reading it. Often, unless the movie is newly released or has attained classic status, Shakespeare films can be difficult to track down. indd 42 9/29/10 3:08 PM How to Write about Shakespeare: An Overview 43 titles, is probably the best way to find many of the films.
Shakespeare and Elizabeth I are bound together in our historical imagination, twin symbols of the mythological greatness of their age. In his film Shakespeare in Love, Tom Stoppard depicts the sovereign as a powerful devotee of the playwright, even playing a hand in orchestrating his love life. This is a fantasy, no doubt, but the stage did link the two figures tightly, and Elizabeth would have enjoyed Shakespeare’s plays at private performances and Shakespeare’s livelihood was boosted by the continuance of that pleasure.
While this is true, there is much more to her desires here. It appears to be more complicated than a straight exchange of feminine qualities for masculine ones. From Lady Macbeth’s “Come, you spirits,” Shakespeare is encouraging us to see this speech as nothing less than an incantation, an anticipation of the Weird Sisters and their spells and enchantments in act 4, scene 1. indd 37 9/29/10 3:08 PM 38 Bloom’s How to Write about Shakespeare’s Tragedies here that are most telling. Just as the witches are briefly but strikingly characterized in transgendered terms, Lady Macbeth here courts internal “deformities” that mirror the sister’s beards.