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The Taming of the Tigress

Faṭima Rushdī and the First Performance of Shrew in Arabic

David C. Moberly

into Arabic. 4 Yet despite this popularity, the recent flurry of scholarship on Shakespeare in Arabic has looked mainly at tragedies such as Hamlet and Othello , 5 replicating many Arab critics’ high-nationalist and masculinist focus on tragedy

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Özlem Özmen

around auditions for Hamlet . As she has difficulty in finding a proper male actor for the role, she complains, ‘if only Shakespeare had written Hamlet for women’, 23 implying she would find appropriate women actors for the role much more easily as

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Eric J. Cunningham

way for construction of Makio Dam. In the hamlet of Futagomochi, power shovels and dump trucks, brought by boat from the US and then by train to Otaki, began the work of carving out hillsides to clear space for concrete footings. In addition to the

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Rogue or Lover

Value-Maximizing Interpretations of Withnail and I

Peter Alward

Marwood leaves, Withnail recites the famous “man delights not me” passage from Hamlet to an audience of wolves, but deviates from the canonical text by repeating the phrase “nor woman neither” at the end: Withnail I have of late—but wherefore I know not

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Echo and Narcissus, or, Man O Man!

A Very Tragical Comedy in One Act, possibly Two.

Mary Baine Campbell

and Art? I would very much like to attend that school but unfortunately I live in the woods in a pre-modern hamlet and am not destined for great things. Narcissus ( unfreezing ): Silence, all gnats and midges, mites and snails! Silence, you very

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Egypt between Two Shakespeare Quadricentennials 1964–2016

Reflective Remarks in Three Snapshots

Hazem Azmy

, Rushdi proposes that one of the Bard’s chief contributions was inspiring T.S. Eliot with the idea of the Objective Correlative, which allowed Eliot to crack open the notoriously problematic Hamlet , only to become an indispensable critical tool ever

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‘Shakespeare Had the Passion of an Arab’

The Appropriation of Shakespeare in Fadia Faqir’s Willow Trees Don’t Weep

Hussein A. Alhawamdeh

admire, emulate, imitate or challenge’. 4 In this article, I claim that Faqir’s novel challenges the Bard’s delineation of submissive wives and daughters and empowers Arab Jordanian female characters. Mahmoud Al-Shetawi calls the process in which Hamlet

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Dreams of Prosperity – Enactments of Growth

The Rise and Fall of Farming in Varanger

Marianne Elisabeth Lien

aldeles ] ( Bull 2014: 8 ). As Bull recounts, even if some parts of the Varanger peninsula were flat and contained grasslands, they were not inhabited by a single family. Instead, everyone lived in the coastal fishing hamlets that, according to the

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Dividing Worlds

Tsunamis, Seawalls, and Ontological Politics in Northeast Japan

Andrew Littlejohn

her situation tried to evacuate by car; others made hurriedly for the valley sides, or climbed on their house's roofs. She escaped by the skin of her teeth, reaching the mountainside bordering her hamlet's valley just ahead of the water. But many

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The Other House

The Secondary Residence in Postwar France

Sarah Farmer

cities, and medium-sized towns. The number of French workers directly engaged in agriculture dropped precipitously from 7.4 million in 1946 to 2 million in 1975. 10 The agricultural exodus gutted villages and hamlets that had been steadily losing