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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

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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 Arab

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Biography and Shakespeare’s Money

Portraits of an Economic Persona

Paola Pugliatti

, then, the residuum that, as the first Greek biographer reminds us, should not be dissolved, is its capacity to describe ‘the general historical meaning of an individual’s life’. 11 The challenge of Shakespeare’s lives Let me now move on to Shakespeare

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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

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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

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Adam Hansen

To arrest the meanings of words once and for all, that is what Terror wants. —Jean-François Lyotard, Rudiments païens This article joins the contributions of others in exploring some of the challenges of talking and thinking about Shakespeare in an

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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

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 creating

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John Drakakis

’ translation offers some hints as to how we might read Athenian benevolence, liberality and aristocratic modesty, transplanted into early modern political and social discourse. Indeed, it is in Timon of Athens (c.1606) that Shakespeare, and a possible

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Franziska Quabeck

equally address the audience. We judge. And in this play, we cannot help but judge the incredible futility of what is allegedly the most glamorous war of all time. In Shakespeare’s retelling, this legendary conflict is a cynical endeavour in which both

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Loving Shakespeare

Anne Tyler's Vinegar Girl and the Hogarth Shakespeare Project

Elizabeth Rivlin

Near the end of a promotional video that Vintage Books produced to launch the Hogarth Shakespeare Project, novelistic retellings of seven of Shakespeare's plays, several of the participating authors take turns reciting the famous closing couplet