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Shakespeare and race

Author: Catherine M S Alexander; Stanley Wells
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This volume draws together thirteen important essays on the concept of race in Shakespeare's drama. The authors, who themselves reflect racial and geographical diversity, explore issues of ethnography, politics, religion, identity, nationalism and the distribution of power in Shakespeare's plays."--Jacket.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine M S Alexander; Stanley Wells
ISBN: 0521770467 9780521770460 0521779383 9780521779388
OCLC Number: 43186025
Description: ix, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Surveying 'race' in Shakespeare / Margo Hendricks --
A portrait of a Moor / Bernard Harris --
Elizabethans and foreigners / G.K. Hunter --
'Spanish' Othello: the making of Shakespeare's Moor / Barbara Everett --
Shakespeare and the living dramatist / Wole Soyinka --
Shakespeare in the trenches / Balz Engler --
Bowdler and Britannia: Shakespeare and the national libido / Michael Dobson --
'Shakespur and the Jewbill' / James Shapiro --
Wilhelm S and Shylock / Laurence Lerner --
Cruelty, King Lear and the South African Land Act 1913 / Martin Orkin --
Caliban and Ariel write back / Jonathan Bate --
Casting Black actors: beyond Othellophilia / Celia R. Daileader --
'Delicious traffick': racial and religious difference on early modern stages / Ania Loomba.
Responsibility: edited by Catherine M.S. Alexander and Stanley Wells.
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This volume, first published in 2000, draws together thirteen important essays on the concept of race in Shakespeare's drama, reflecting shifts in scholarship over the last forty years. The authors,  Read more...


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