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Shakespeare in West Africa.

Martin Banham

Shakespeare in West Africa.

by Martin Banham

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

  • Edition Notes

    In "Stratford papers on Shakespeare" , 1968-69. (Dublin).

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21651242M

    Kingsley's book covers her travels to West Africa in the s. She describes her adventures canoeing up ravines and rapids, walking through swamps and mangroves, climbing a 13 ft mountain and dealing with missionaries, traders and the locals who include cannibals/5. Spokesperson for the minister of Basic Education, Troy Martens, says the Department is looking at "decolonisation” of the curriculum. A recent report in the Business Day suggests that we might start seeing less of William Shakespeare’s works being taught in South African schools, or perhaps an elimination altogether.

    Shakespeare in the Bush An American anthropologist set out to study the Tiv of West Africa and was taught the true meaning of Hamlet. By Laura Bohannan Just before I left Oxford for the Tiv in West Africa, conversation turned to the season at Stratford. “You Americans,” said a friend, “often have difficulty with Shakespeare.   Shakespeare Goes to East Africa. On the bard's th death anniversary, Edward Wilson-Lee's debut book explores the remarkable ways in which his works are woven into the merging cultures of East.

    When Shakespeare was writing and performing in Britain, black-eyed peas were a staple crop for West African people. As Europeans enslaved people of African origin in ever greater numbers, they loaded black-eyed peas onto ships alongside the women, men, . [This book] promises to transform the terms on which we talk to each other about and through Shakespeare, whoever “he” is, was, or will be for us.” – (from the Commendatory Preface) David Schalkwyk, Professor of English, University of Cape Town “With [this book], Shakespeare studies in South Africa take an important turn.


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Shakespeare in West Africa by Martin Banham Download PDF EPUB FB2

But after the British left power, it was often Shakespeare who leaders in African countries summoned to push back against the colonial experience — using his words to promote unity, elevate native languages, and critique the politics of the time.

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For Shakespeare, Africa was a place at the far end of imagination where men might grow into devils, freakish monstrosities or flawed and noble heroes, and the land was a space of wonder and magical beauty.¹ In the nineteenth century missionaries sought to use Shakespeare as part of the ‘civilising mission’ and as one of Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s ‘cultural bombs’,² to teach English and inculcate an idea.

SSSoA, c/o Institute for the Study of English in Africa, Rhodes University, P.O. Grahamstown,South Africa [email protected] | + 27 46 Shakespeare Society of southern Africa. Shakespeare and South Africa is a lively and topical study of the teaching and criticism of Shakespeare in South Africa from the early nineteenth century to the present day.

David Johnson's work makes a valuable contribution to the well-established historical and Shakespeare in West Africa. book debates focused on the colonial and neo-colonial use of by: An Afterword assesses the future of Shakespeare in a post-rainbow, decolonizing South Africa.

Global Sha Any reader interested in Shakespeare Studies, global Shakespeare, Shakespeare in performance, Shakespeare and appropriation, Shakespeare and language, Literacy Studies, race, and South African cultural history will be drawn to this book. Andrew Dickson is an author, journalist and critic.

A former arts editor at the Guardian in London, he writes regularly for the paper and appears as a broadcaster for the BBC and elsewhere. His book about Shakespeare's global influence, Worlds Elsewhere: Journeys Around Shakespeare's Globe, is out now in paperback. On the eve of the th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Dr Edward Wilson-Lee explores the remarkable ways in which the works of England’s greatest poet-playwright are woven into the merging cultures of East Africa.

In his debut book, Shakespeare in Swahililand, Wilson-Lee gives a compelling account of an era in which Shakespeare took centre stage. Shakespeare in Southern Africa is published journal carries research articles, essays, commentary, interviews, and book, theatre and film reviews.

It has a particular emphasis on – but its content is not limited to – responses to Shakespeare in southern Africa. This book is a study of the teaching and criticism of William Shakespeare in South Africa from the early nineteenth century to the present day, covering a number of key historical moments in the interpretation of Shakespeare.

It contributes to the well-established debate focused on the ‘neo-colonial’ use of ‘English literature’ and to the more recent interest in the conditions of.

The “Robben Island Bible”, as the book has reverently become known, has been feted in the west in the years since South Africa became a democratic nation, appearing at the Shakespeare. Shakespeare in South Africa: Book-Length Studies and Theses. Shakespeare in South Africa -- page 9.

Book-length studies and theses. Book-length Shakespearean scholarship has been sparse. Until the early 70s, as in many ex-colonial academies, undue emphasis on research and publication seems to have been regarded as less than genteel.

Shakespeare in the Bush Just before I left Oxford for the Tiv in West Africa, conversation turned to the season at Stratford. “You Americans,” said a friend, “often have difficulty with Shakespeare.

He was, after all, a very English poet, and one can easily misinterpret the File Size: KB. This book is a lively and topical study of the teaching and criticism of Shakespeare in South Africa. Johnson covers a number of key historical moments in the interpretation of Shakespeare from the early nineteenth century to the present day, and uses a wide range of source materials to detail the formulation of a literary education policy in South Africa.

The long-awaited first novel by the author of An Elegy for Easterly, this book is a marvel, fluttering from high to low with a deceptive ease, and slipping in more words per page of untranslated Shona than any book this readable has any right to : Aaron Bady.

Laura Bohannan (née Laura Marie Altman Smith), ( – Ma ) pen name Elenore Smith Bowen, was an American cultural anthropologist best known for her article, " Shakespeare in the Bush." Bohannan also wrote two books during the s, Tiv Economy, with her husband, and Return to Laughter, a novel.

HALL: African Americans have come from a long tradition of oral performance, and so I think they have an appreciation for theater, and for someone like Shakespeare who comes from an oral tradition. JENNINGS: We use storytelling to tell history.

So much of that is a part and parcel of African, particularly West African, cultures. Dubbed "The Bard of Avon," Shakespeare oversaw the building of the Globe Theatre in London, where a number of his plays were staged, the best-known of which include Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth.

The First Folio, a printed book of 36 of his comedies, tragedies, and history plays, was published in /5(). Wit and Wisdom from West Africa: A Book of Proverbial Philosophy, Idioms, Enigmas, and Laconisms [Burton, Richard F.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks Travels in West Africa: Congo Français, Corisco and Cameroons Language: English: shakespeare hamlet "Hamlet" by Shakespeare: qui. Cited by: Shakespeare and South Africa is a lively and topical study of the teaching and criticism of Shakespeare in South Africa from the early nineteenth century to the present day.

David Johnson's work makes a valuable contribution to the well-established historical and theoretical debates focused on the colonial and neo-colonial use of Shakespeare.Shakespeare in the Bush: An American anthropologist set out to study the Tiv of West Africa and was taught the true meaning of Hamlet.