Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 420 items for :

  • "Shakespeare" x
  • Refine by Access: All content x
  • Refine by Content Type: All x
Clear All Modify Search
Restricted access

Shakespeare’s Orientalism Revisited

A Postcolonial Study of the Appropriation of Arabic/Islamic Allusions and Matters in the Bard’s Oeuvre

Mahmoud F. Al-Shetawi

the Crusades. 1 Drawing on the varied treatment of the Orient in English literary studies, this article attempts to explore Shakespeare's representations of the Orient in his oeuvre. Shakespeare reflects in his drama and poetry the vibrant spirit of

Restricted access

On Translating Shakespeare’s Sonnets into Arabic

Mohamed Enani

A puzzle: why should all translators the world over and down the centuries translate verse into verse, while we Arabs, who boast a rich tradition of verse, use prose to render Shakespeare’s sonnets? After many decades in which Shakespeare’s

Restricted access

Biography and Shakespeare’s Money

Portraits of an Economic Persona

Paola Pugliatti

challenge of Shakespeare’s lives Let me now move on to Shakespeare and his biographers, to see how they have met the vicissitudes of biography as a genre; and, finally, further narrowing my perspective, how they have narrated and evaluated Shakespeare’s

Restricted access

Shakespeare's Fools

A Piece in a Peacebuilding Mosaic

Maja Milatovic-Ovadia

young people strung across the Omarska community theatre space. Lengthy applause. Forty young people storm the stage and bow. This was the end of a four-month-long theatre project entitled Shakespeare's Comedies – A Midsummer Night's Dream (2013), run

Restricted access

Shakespeare in Yosemite

Applied Theatre in a National Park

Katherine Steele Brokaw and Paul Prescott

-first-century, more of the present cultural moment, than Applied Shakespeare. 1 This article is about Shakespeare in Yosemite, a project co-founded by the authors that attempts to apply Shakespeare to the crises of environmental disaster and the exploitation of

Restricted access

Shakespeare and Extremism

Adam Hansen

Shakespeare in an ‘age of terror’, that is, at a time of growing violent political and religious extremism. 1 As part of the current UK Conservative government’s ongoing efforts to maintain the prosperity and security of hard-working ordinary people in the

Restricted access

Harold Bloom and William Shakespeare

The ‘Saints of Repetition’ and the Towers of Babel

Taoufiq Sakhkhane

, that Bloom is both consciously and willingly presenting the freehold of what was bequeathed from poets like Hart Crane, William Blake, William Butler Yeats, John Milton and, over and above them all, William Shakespeare to a generation of readers as

Restricted access

‘Shakespeare Had the Passion of an Arab’

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

Hussein A. Alhawamdeh

This article traces William Shakespeare’s echo in Willow Trees Don’t Weep (2014) by Fadia Faqir, a Jordanian/British novelist, to examine the function of Faqir’s appropriation of Shakespeare’s Othello (1604) and Cymbeline (1611) in

Restricted access

Susan Abulhawa's Appropriation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

Yousef Abu Amrieh

their parents’ strife.                  (Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet , The Prologue) The purpose of this article is to examine how Palestinian American novelist Susan Abulhawa appropriates in her novel The Blue between Sky and Water (2015

Restricted access

‘Need’ and ‘Desire’ in Shakespeare's Sonnets and Mawlana's Ghazals

A Levinasian Reading

Seyedeh Sahar Mortazavi, Zahra Jannessari Ladani, and Hossein Pirnajmuddin

William Shakespeare and Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi come from two different cultures, the West and the East. William Shakespeare lived in the Elizabethan period in the sixteenth century, in London, England. On the other hand, Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi