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To English, or not to English? Shakespeare as a translator

By | 2017-10-15T11:50:09+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Interventions|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Guest contributor Jennifer E. Nicholson questions the idea of Shakespeare as a quintessentially English author, and describes instead ‘un-Englished’ Shakespeare who was not limited to either a single locality or language

Shakespeare in Yemen

By | 2017-09-12T11:39:44+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Dr Katherine Hennessey (Warwick) discusses Yemen as perhaps the only country in the world that can lay claim to a history of theatre that begins with a performance of Shakespeare and explores the surprisingly vibrant history of adaptations of Shakespeare on the Yemeni stage. Listen to the podcast.

Shakespeare in Yemen

By | 2017-03-29T17:50:18+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Yemen is perhaps the only country in the world that can lay claim to a history of theatre that begins with a performance of Shakespeare. The first documented play by Yemeni actors was Julius Caesar, in Arabic translation, performed in a public square in Aden in 1910. This lecture explores the surprisingly vibrant history of adaptations of Shakespeare on the Yemeni stage.

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