1887

n Shakespeare in Southern Africa - South Africa’s Shakespeare and the Drama of Language and Identity, Adele Seeff - review

Volume 31 Number 2018
  • ISSN : 1011-582X

Abstract

Adele Seeff’s new book provides an extensive and necessary discussion of Shakespeare in South Africa, with a particular focus on performance and language. Her study of individual performances is not exhaustive; this would be impossible, given its considerable historical scope. Seeff’s timeline starts in 1801, with the African Theatre’s inaugural production of 1 Henry IV (the first known stage performance of Shakespeare in southern Africa). The book concludes with a case study of Shakespeare in Mzansi, a 2008 SABC television mini-series.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journal/10520/EJC-12040e9603
2018-11-13
2019-10-15

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error