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Politics of Performing Shakespeare for Young People : Standing Up to Shakespeare (Hardcover) (Jan

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This book considers young audiences encountering Shakespeare, emphasizing the importance of experiencing live performances rather than merely reading texts in the classroom. The book highlights the work of the Hip-Hop Shakespeare Company in Britain and their mission to demonstrate how hip-hop music shares similarities with the themes, language, and rhythms used by Shakespeare. The author interviews theater workers and workshop leaders who point to the benefits of letting young people experiences performances of Shakespeare without preconceived notions. Appendices provide scripts. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 288.0
Genre: Literary Criticism
Sub-Genre: Shakespeare
Series Title: Arden Shakespeare
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Author: Jan Wozniak
Language: English
Street Date: March 24, 2016
TCIN: 51054640
UPC: 9781474234849
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-0940

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