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Here in this island we arrived : Shakespeare and belonging in immigrant New York / Elisabeth H. Kinsley.

Author/Creator:
Kinsley, Elisabeth H., 1983- author.
Publication:
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2019] , ©2019
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 200 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Immigrants.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Theater.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- New York (State) -- New York.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- 1800-1950.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Influence.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century.
Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century.
New York (State) -- New York.
New York (State) -- New York -- Lower East Side.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
"Explores the uses of Shakespeare in Manhattan's Lower East Side as part of a cultural exchange among non-Anglo and Anglo-identified groups from the 1890s to 1920s. Examines these groups' ideas about what Shakespeare, race, and national belonging should and could mean for Americans"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction: Shakespeare and American culture
Shakespeare and the myth of the melting pot
Shakespearean translations, immigrant adaptations, and community formations
Slumming with Shakespeare
The profit of the city consisteth of all nations
Conclusion : this island's mine.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (171-194) and index.
ISBN:
9780271083223
0271083220
OCLC:
1049609472
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