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By Ton Hoenselaars

ISBN-10: 1408179741

ISBN-13: 9781408179741

ISBN-10: 1904271456

ISBN-13: 9781904271451

Shakespeare's foreign prestige as a literary icon is basically according to his masterful use of the English language, but past Britain his performs and poems are learn and played commonly in translation. Shakespeare and the Language of Translation addresses this obvious contradiction and is the 1st significant survey of its variety.

Covering the numerous ways that the interpretation of Shakespeare's works is practised and studied from Bulgaria to Japan, South Africa to Germany, it additionally discusses the interpretation of Macbeth into Scots and of Romeo and Juliet into British signal Language. the gathering locations renderings of Shakespeare's works geared toward the web page and the degree of their a number of cultural contexts, together with gender, race and country, in addition to own and postcolonial politics. Shakespeare's influence on countries and cultures all over the global is more and more a spotlight for examine and debate. hence, the foreign functionality of Shakespeare and Shakespeare in translation became parts of turning out to be reputation for either less than- and post-graduate examine, for which this ebook offers a invaluable companion.

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