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South Africa's Shakespeare and the drama of language and identity

Author: Adele F Seeff
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
Series: Global Shakespeares.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume considers the linguistic complexities associated with Shakespeare's presence in South Africa from 1801 to early twentieth-first century televisual updatings of the texts as a means of exploring individual and collective forms of identity. A case study approach demonstrates how Shakespeare's texts are available for ideologically driven linguistic programs. Seeff introduces the African Theatre, Cape Town,  Read more...
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Seeff, Adele.
South Africa's Shakespeare and the drama of language and identity.
Cham : Palgrave Macmillan 2018
(OCoLC)1039944044
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adele F Seeff
ISBN: 9783319781488 3319781480 3319781472 9783319781471
OCLC Number: 1044746039
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1 Introduction; References; Chapter 2 The African Theatre, Cape Town, 1801; References; Chapter 3 The Shakespeare Diaspora; References; Chapter 4 André Brink's Kinkels innie Kabel: Political Vision and Linguistic Virtuosity; References; Chapter 5 John Kani as Othello at the Market Theatre, Johannesburg; References; Chapter 6 Shakespeare in Mzansi; References; Chapter 7 Afterword; References; Index.
Series Title: Global Shakespeares.
Responsibility: Adele Seeff.

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