Shakespeare and South Africa / Edition 1

Shakespeare and South Africa / Edition 1

by David Johnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198183151

ISBN-13: 9780198183150

Pub. Date: 07/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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.

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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. Johnson's work will serve as a significant resource for South African cultural studies, while furthering the debates on the neo-colonial use of English literature and on the conditions of cultural assimilation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198183150
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.69(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.81(d)
Lexile:
1640L (what's this?)

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