Shakespeare Global / Local: The Hong Kong Imaginary in Transcultural Production

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Shakespeare has been introduced to Hong Kong and China for more than one hundred years. Not only are Shakespeare's characters and stories known to the Chinese as part of the most treasured wealth of world culture, his plays have also become classics of the Chinese theatre, both in the modern and traditional styles. The significance of Shakespeare in Hong Kong and China today can be seen in the fact that the playwright has actually become a site of contestation between the global and the local imaginary in transcultural ...

Shakespeare Global / Local: The Hong Kong Imaginary in Transcultural Production 2002, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, Frankfurt a.M.

ISBN-13: 9783631381007

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