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Shakespeare in Québec : nation, gender, and adaptation

Author: Jennifer Drouin
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Shakespeare in Québec, Jennifer Drouin analyses representations of nation and gender in Shakespearean adaptations written in Québec since the Quiet Revolution. Using postcolonial and gender theory, Drouin traces the evolution of discourses of nation and gender in Québec from the Conquest of New France to the present, and she elaborates a theory of adaptation specific to Shakespeare studies.
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Drouin
ISBN: 9781442647978 1442647973
OCLC Number: 865495433
Description: ix, 286 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Postcolonial Shakespeares and gendering the Québec nation --
A theory of Shakespearean adaptation --
The Quiet Revolution : passer à l'action --
Tyrants and usurpers : tradapting the conquest --
The first referendum : daughters of the carnivalized nation --
The second referendum : plurality without pluralism --
Québec v. Canada : interculturalism and the politics of recognition.
Responsibility: Jennifer Drouin.

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'Drouin's examination of Qu b cois literature is a refreshing, entirely new addition to the field of Shakespeare studies. This work would be of interest to readers who focus on any one of her three Read more...

 
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