By Ayanna Thompson,Ania Loomba
This selection of fourteen unique essays explores either the construction historical past of colorblind casting in cultural phrases and the theoretical implications of this custom for analyzing Shakespeare in a latest context.
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Colorblind Shakespeare: New Perspectives on Race and Performance by Ayanna Thompson,Ania Loomba