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Title Shakespeare and race / edited by Catherine M.S. Alexander and Stanley Wells
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  822.33 Sh156ALa 2000    AVAILABLE    30500101013301
Descript ix, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Surveying 'race' in Shakespeare / Margo Hendricks -- A portrait of a Moor / Bernard Harris -- Elizabethans and foreigners / G.K. Hunter -- 'Spanish' Othello: the making of Shakespeare's Moor / Barbara Everett -- Shakespeare and the living dramatist / Wole Soyinka -- Shakespeare in the trenches / Balz Engler -- Bowdler and Britannia: Shakespeare and the national libido / Michael Dobson -- 'Shakespur and the Jewbill' / James Shapiro -- Wilhelm S and Shylock / Laurence Lerner -- Cruelty, King Lear and the South African Land Act 1913 / Martin Orkin -- Caliban and Ariel write back / Jonathan Bate -- Casting Black actors: beyond Othellophilia / Celia R. Daileader -- 'Delicious traffick': racial and religious difference on early modern stages / Ania Loomba
"This volume draws together thirteen important essays on the concept of race in Shakespeare's drama. The authors, who themselves reflect racial and geographical diversity, explore issues of ethnography, politics, religion, identity, nationalism and the distribution of power in Shakespeare's plays."--Jacket
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Black people
Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century
Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century
Black people in literature
Race in literature
Alt Author Alexander, Catherine M. S
Wells, Stanley, 1930-
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