Shakespeare in Africa
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Published by BBC in London .
Written in English


  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

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Statementcompiled and presented by Paul Copley and Natasha Pyne.
ContributionsCopley, Paul., Pyne, Natasha., British Broadcasting Corporation.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20383420M

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Read the full-text online edition of Shakespeare in South Africa: Stage Productions during the Apartheid Era (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Shakespeare in South Africa: Stage Productions.   Chris Thurman for The Conversation, part of the Guardian Africa network. Chris Thurman is the editor of Shakespeare in Southern Africa. Fri 7 Aug . Since reviews for various editions of Shakespeare's sonnets are lumped together on Amazon, I'll begin by saying that I am reviewing Shakespeare's Sonnets (Folger Shakespeare Library) published on Aug, , and selling today for $, and I am reading it on my Kindle Keyboard/5(). This book is a lively and topical study of the teaching and criticism of Shakespeare in South Africa. Johnson covers a number of key historical moments in the interpretation of Shakespeare from the early nineteenth century to the present day, and uses a wide range of source materials to detail the formulation of a literary education policy in South by:

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Shakespeare and South Africa is a lively and topical study of the teaching and criticism of Shakespeare in South Africa from the early nineteenth century to the present day. David Johnson's work makes a valuable contribution to the well-established historical and theoretical debates focused on the colonial and neo-colonial use of Shakespeare. Book Description. The Shakespearean World takes a global view of Shakespeare and his works, especially their afterlives. Constantly changing, the Shakespeare central to this volume has acquired an array of meanings over the past four centuries. "Shakespeare" signifies the historical person, as well as the plays and verse attributed to him. From 3 to 14 March the first round of the annual Shakespeare Schools Festival South Africa in the Western Cape will take place at The Fugard Theatre. Marking its 10 th anniversary, for the first time since the festivals inception in , the initial performance showcase will be longest yet. Shakespeare in South Africa: Book-Length Studies and Theses. Shakespeare in South Africa -- page 9. Book-length studies and theses. Book-length Shakespearean scholarship has been sparse. Until the early 70s, as in many ex-colonial academies, undue emphasis on research and publication seems to have been regarded as less than genteel.