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Shakespeare in and out of Africa / volume editor, Jane Plastow ; reviews editor, Martin Banham.

Publication:
Woodbridge, Suffolk : James Currey, [2013] , ©2013
Series:
African theatre (Woodbridge, Suffolk, England) ; 12.
African theatre ; 12
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 194 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- Africa.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Appreciation -- Africa.
Theater -- Production and direction -- Africa.
Summary:
A key volume for Shakespeare, African theatre and the postcolonial cultural scholars, promoting debate on the role of Western cultural icons in contemporary postcolonial cultures.
Contents:
Shakespeare, Africa & the Globe Olympiad
The two gentlemen of Zimbabwe & their diaspora audience at Shakespeare's Globe
Shakespeare's African nostos : township nostalgia & South African performance at sea
Ìtàn Ògìnìntìn, The winter's tales : Shakespeare meets Yoruba gods
Performing the nation at the London Globe : notes on a South Sudanese Cymbeline : 'we will be like other people in other places'
African Shakespeares : a discussion
'Sa bezsominn Shakespeare la' : the brave new world of Dev Virahsawmy
Crioulo Shakespeareno & the Creolising of King Lear
Playscript : Wẹ̀sóo, Hamlet!
Notes:
Includes the playscript Wẹ̀sóo, Hamlet! or The Resurrection of Hamlet.
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Plastow, Jane, editor of compilation.
Banham, Martin, editor of compilation.
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Contains:
Wẹ̀sóo, Hamlet!
Resurrection of Hamlet.
ISBN:
9781847010803 (pbk.)
1847010806 (pbk.)
OCLC:
858826075
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