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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] ©2018
Series: Global Shakespeares.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"This volume considers the linguistic complexities associated with Shakespeare 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 texts are available for ideologically driven linguistic programs. Seeff introduces the African Theatre, Cape Town, in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
History
Translations
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adele F Seeff
ISBN: 9783319781471 3319781472
OCLC Number: 1049987920
Description: xiii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction --
2. The African Theatre, Cape Town, 1801 --
3. The Shakespeare Diaspora --
4. Andre Brink's Kinkels innie Kabel: Political Vision and Linguistic Virtuos ity --
5. John Kani as Othello at the Market Theatre, Johannesburg --
6. Shakespeare in Mzansi --
7. Afterword.
Series Title: Global Shakespeares.
Responsibility: Adele Seeff.

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Global ShaAny reader interested in Shakespeare Studies, global Shakespeare, Shakespeare in performance, Shakespeare and appropriation, Shakespeare and language, Literacy Studies, race, and South  Read more...

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