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Shakespeare and Postcolonial Theory is an up-to-date guide to contemporary debates in postcolonial studies and how these shape our understanding of Shakespeare's politics and poetics. Taking a historical perspective, it covers early modern discourses of colonialism, 'race', gender and globalization, through to contemporary intercultural appropriations and global adaptations of Shakespeare. Showing how the dialogue between Shakespeare criticism and postcolonial studies has evolved, this book offers a critical vocabulary that connects contemporary and early modern cultural struggles. Shakespeare and Postcolonial Theory also provides guides to further reading and online resources which make this an essential resource for students and scholars of Shakespeare.
Number of Pages: 208
Genre: Literary Criticism
Sub-Genre: Shakespeare, Semiotics & Theory
Series Title: Shakespeare and Theory
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Author: Natasha Distiller
Street Date: January 24, 2019
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-2610
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