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    Rohan Quince
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    Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (November 1, 2000)
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Rohan Quince briefly traces the theatrical history of Shakespeare in South Africa, focusing mainly on productions between 1946 and 1993, a period that saw first the tightening and finally the dissolution of the apartheid system under the Nationalist government

Rohan Quince briefly traces the theatrical history of Shakespeare in South Africa, focusing mainly on productions between 1946 and 1993, a period that saw first the tightening and finally the dissolution of the apartheid system under the Nationalist government. Shakespeare was put to various uses either to endorse or to subvert apartheid ideology. In this study, the author analyzes a number of key productions, placing them in their social, political, and historical contexts. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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How did Shakespeare's plays intersect with South African history during the apartheid era? Rohan Quince briefly traces the theatrical history of Shakespeare in South Africa, focusing mainly on productions between 1946 and 1993, a period that saw first the tightening and finally dissolution of the apartheid system under the Nationalist government. Shakespeare was put to various uses to either endorse or subvert apartheid ideology.

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Shakespeare in South Africa: Stage Productions during the Apartheid Era by Rohan Quince, Studies in Shakespeare, Vol. 9. New York: Peter Lang, 2000. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 03 October 2003. Export citation Request permission.

How did Shakespeare s plays intersect with South African history during the apartheid era? Rohan Quince briefly traces the theatrical history of Shakespeare in South Africa, focusing. ISBN13: 9780820440613.

Based on his doctoral dissertation, Shakespeare in South Africa: Stage Productions During the Apartheid Era was published in New York by Peter Lang in 2000. From the University of Cape Town, David Schalkwyk published a substantial study Speech and Performance in Shakespeare's Sonnets and Plays in 2002, while Natasha Distiller contributed a volume, South Africa, Shakespeare, and Postcolonial Culture, in 2005. Theses and dissertations.

Resistance to apartheid within South Africa took many forms over the years, from non-violent demonstrations .

Resistance to apartheid within South Africa took many forms over the years, from non-violent demonstrations, protests and strikes to political action and eventually to armed resistance. Together with the South Indian National Congress, the ANC organized a mass meeting in 1952, during which attendees burned their pass books. A group calling itself the Congress of the People adopted a Freedom Charter in 1955 asserting that South Africa belongs to all who live in it, black or white. The government broke up the meeting and arrested 150 people, charging them with high treason.

Quince, Rohan, Shakespeare in South Africa: Stage Productions During the Apartheid Era (New York: Peter Lang, 2000). Rutter, Carol, Clamorous Voices: Shakespeare’s Women Today, ed. Faith Evans (London: The Women’s Press, 1988). Sasayama, Takashi, J. R. Mulryne and Margaret Shewring (ed., Shakespeare and the Japanese Stage (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998). Sprague, Arthur Colby, and J. C. Trewin, Shakespeare’s Plays Today: Some Customs and Conventions of the Stage (London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1970).

Shakespeare in South Africa: Stage Productions during the Apartheid Era.

In 1946, Prime Minister Jan Smuts was impressed by a Coloured production of The Tempest. In 1971, President C. R. Swart nearly walked out of an Africanized Afrikaans version of King Lear. In 1975, Kwazulu Chief Minister Mangosuthu Buthelezi was inspired by a Zulu Macbeth. How did Shakespeare’s plays intersect with South African history during the apartheid era? Rohan Quince briefly traces the theatrical history of Shakespeare in South Africa, focusing mainly on productions between 1946 and 1993, a period that saw first the tightening and finally dissolution of the apartheid system under the Nationalist government. Shakespeare was put to various uses to either endorse or subvert apartheid ideology. In this illuminating study, the author analyzes a number of key productions, placing them in their social, political, and historical contexts.