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Sweden and Shakespeare's Protestant Afterlife

Three Translators in the Nineteenth Century

Per Sivefors

age of twenty-seven, Thomander joined a translation project of all of Shakespeare's plays which had been launched by the publisher Georg Scheutz, who had himself translated The Merchant of Venice (1816) and Julius Caesar (1820). However, Thomander

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Ian McEwan Celebrates Shakespeare

Hamlet in a Nutshell

Elena Bandín and Elisa González

acclaimed contemporary authors: Jeanette Winterson's The Gap of Time ( The Winter's Tale ) was followed by Howard Jacobson's Shylock is My Name ( The Merchant of Venice ), Anne Tyler's Vinegar Girl ( The Taming of the Shrew ), Margaret Atwood's Hag

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Hope Chest

Demythologizing Girlhood in Kate Bernheimer’s Trilogy

Catriona McAra

sisters. Drawing on Shakespeare’s symbolism of the box in The Merchant of Venice (1605), Freud reminds us that the successful suitor must select the most virtuous of the three boxes in order to marry fair Portia: one box is made of gold (sun), one is of

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A Man Had Three Daughters

Andrew Barnaby

Pursuit tournament and that final bake-off – until we had whittled it down to three, and they were the ones invited to the choosing-ceremony: the prince, the duke, and the merchant from Venice. That has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it: the merchant of Venice

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John of Lancaster’s Negotiation with the Rebels in 2 Henry IV

Fifteenth-Century Northern England as Sixteenth-Century Ireland

Jane Yeang Chui Wong

Instruments in The Merchant of Venice’ , in Taking Exception to the Law: Materializing Injustice in Early Modern English Literature , ed. Donald Beecher et al. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014), 72. 61 Syder, Dissimulation , 5. See also Perez

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Shakespeare and Extremism

Adam Hansen

for he is a Christian’ (The Merchant of Venice , 1.3.29). And, as with Marlowe’s Tamburlaine or Edward II , Shakespeare’s plays are also full of insurgents, taking up arms against their own community and legitimate rulers, and causing civil unrest

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The Good Enough Quarto

Hamlet as a Material Object

Terri Bourus

, usually an imagined or theorised genealogy. 16 It is clear that the Folio texts of Love's Labours Lost , Much Ado about Nothing , The Merchant of Venice , A Midsummer Night's Dream , Richard II , 1 Henry IV , Richard III , Romeo and Juliet and

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Challenging Hegemonic Patriarchy

A Feminist Reading of Arab Shakespeare Appropriations

Safi M. Mahfouz

, Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra , Portia in The Merchant of Venice , Lady Macbeth in Macbeth , Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing , Juliet in Romeo and Juliet , Desdemona in Othello , Viola in Twelfth Night and Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream

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‘Ophelia divided from herself’ (Hamlet, 4.5.2944–45)

Ophelia's Manga Afterlives

Andreea Şerban

acts, as well as the original setting and period-specific character outfits. 28 Cf. Yujing Ma, ‘“Shakespearean Texts” in Japanese Manga: Versions of King Lear , The Merchant of Venice , Macbeth and Hamlet ’, 13–32, https

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Othello in Oman

Aḥmad al-Izkī’s Fusion of Shakespeare and Classical Arab Epic

Katherine Hennessey

initiatives like the Omani Youth Theatre’s well-funded and technically advanced production of The Merchant of Venice in 1980, a centrepiece of the celebrations of the tenth anniversary of the Sultan’s accession, 17 and today the country has more than thirty