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Shakespeare and the Jews

Lily Kahn

Roger Wooster explores the ways in which actors and directors can harness changing cultural norms in their interpretation of Shylock. By contrast, Richard H. Weisberg analyses Merchant, King Lear, Measure for Measure and a number of sonnets from a

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Katherine Hennessey and Margaret Litvin

King Lear / Hamlet (2014) and Romeo and Juliet (2015), transfixing international journalists and others desperate for signs of hope. 8 But what about ‘local’ writers and directors, those who neither travel nor find international donors and

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Graham Holderness and Bryan Loughrey

Thess. 2.7) that lies behind all terrorism. In his article on King Lear , Mehrdad Bidgoli revisits the work of another key modern theorist, Emmanuel Levinas. Levinas's ‘ethics of otherness’, on how we should respond to those we regard as outsiders or

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C.W.R.D. Moseley

, I would not need to dance it’. Exactly. What does Troilus and Criseyde ‘mean’? Or King Lear? To Conrad’s Marlow, ‘the meaning of an episode was not inside like a kernel but outside enveloping the tale which brought it out only as a glow brings

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Joachim Frenk and Lena Steveker

and culture. She reads The Merchant of Venice (1596), Sir Thomas More (1600), King Lear (1605/06), Hamlet (c. 1600), The Tempest (1610/11) and other plays by Shakespeare alongside Dekker's and Jonson's entertainment performed on the occasion

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Graham Holderness

Japan. Kurosawa followed up his version of Macbeth in 1960 with a modernised film of Hamlet – The Bad Sleep Well – and much later in 1985 with his samurai version of King Lear , Ran . Meanwhile, in the theatre, Yukio Ninagawa, who began working