A Tempest: Based on Shakeskpeare's the Tempest : Adaptation for a Black Theatre

A Tempest: Based on Shakeskpeare's the Tempest : Adaptation for a Black Theatre

By: Aime Cesaire (author), Philip Crispin (translator)Paperback

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A Tempest is Aime Cesaire's anti-colonialist refashioning of Shakespeare. Alongside The Tragedy of King Cristophe and A Season in the Congo, it completes a 'triptych' of plays that examine the effects of colonialism. This translation premiered at The Gate Theatre, London.

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Aime Cesaire has combined a political career as Martinican statesman with poetic calling in which he has been hailed as the leading Francophone poet of the twentieth century. Anti-colonialist visionary and prophet of negritude, his influence has been considerable in shaping ongoing post-colonial debate.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/06/2000
  • ISBN13: 9781840021431
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9781840021431
  • ISBN10: 1840021438
  • translations: French

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