Performing Shakespeare in India: Exploring Indianness, Literatures and Cultures

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An adaptation of Shakespeare's plays as a basis of critical exploration of identity formation in India. Even while a conscious dismantling of colonization was happening since the 19th century, the Indian literati, intellectuals, scholars and dramaturges were engaged in deconstructing the ultimate icon of colonial presence-Shakespeare. This book delves into what constitutes Indianness in the postcolonial context by looking into the text and sub-text of the Bard of Avon's plays adapted in visual culture, translation, stage ...

Performing Shakespeare in India: Exploring Indianness, Literatures and Cultures 2016, SAGE India, New Delhi

ISBN-13: 9789351509745

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