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Image: Manga Shakespeare: As You Like It

Turning Classics Into Comics

16 Nov 2008

William Shakespeare, Charlotte Bronte, Charles Dickens and Oscar Wilde are getting visual makeovers as graphic novels. How does prose transfer to panels? What is lost, and found, in translation? Adaptors Richard Appignanesi and Ian Edgington talk with their visualisers Mustashrik (Julius Caesar), Chie Kutsuwada (As You Like It) and Ian Culbard (Picture of Dorian Gray), and writer Jason Cobley, illustrators John M. Burns and Mike Collins reveal how they adapted Frankenstein, Jane Eyre and A Christmas Carol.

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