Shakespeare on the Arabian Peninsula.

By: Hennessey, KatherineMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandGlobal Shakespeares Ser: Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan Limited, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (353 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781137584717Subject(s): Shakespeare, William,-1564-1616Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Shakespeare on the Arabian PeninsulaDDC classification: 792.9 LOC classification: PN1-PN6790Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Advance praise for Shakespeare on the Arabian Peninsula -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Introduction: All the Perfumes of Arabia -- Sana'a, Yemen 2013 -- Doha, Qatar 2015 -- Kuwait City, Kuwait 2017 -- The Peninsula: Terms and Demographics -- "That which but seems unlike": Shakespeare's London and the Twenty-First-Century Gulf -- "Put Your Discourse into Some Frame": The Structure of this Book -- References -- Chapter 1. "Abstract and Brief Chronicles": Shakespeare on the Peninsula in the Twentieth Century -- A Brief History of Shakespeare in Yemen -- To Be Yemeni, or Not to Be? Hamlet and the Ba Kathir Festival -- A Brief History of Twentieth-Century Gulf Shakespeare -- References -- Chapter 2. Sparking Debate: Shakespeare in the University Classroom -- "To Represent Shakespeare, You Have to Kill Him": Knowledge, Violence and Spectacle -- Lost in Transliteration? Arabic Texts About, and Translations of, Shakespeare -- Willingly to School? Diversity and Division at Universities on the Peninsula -- "Lions Make Leopards Tame ...": Censorship on Gulf Campuses -- "But Not Change His Spots": Shakespeare and the Circumvention of Censorship -- Global Shakespeare and the Global Network University -- References -- Chapter 3. Challenging Segregation: Shakespeare in Performance at Gulf Universities -- Julius Caesar and Much Ado at the American University of Kuwait -- Macbeth Arabia at the American University of Sharjah -- The Global Shakespeare Student Festival at New York University Abu Dhabi -- The University of Bahrain English Drama Festival -- Antony and Cleopatra at the American University of Sharjah -- References -- Chapter 4. Negotiating Censorship: Shakespeare on Tour in the Gulf -- Can't Touch This: The UAE and Censorship Regulations.
Shakespeare Speaks Palestinian Arabic: Ashtar's Richard II -- Shakespeare Speaks Hindi: Piya Behrupiya -- Shakespeare Raps: The UAE Re-Remix of the Q Brothers' Othello -- In Sum: The Complexities of Gulf Performance Censorship -- Some Unexpected Quirks of UAE Censorship -- Shakespeare Sings (and Dances): The Royal Opera House Muscat -- References -- Chapter 5. Creating Communities: Shakespeare and "New Local" Theatre in the UAE and Qatar -- The Complete Works (Abridged) by the Manama Theatre Club -- Resuscitation Theater -- The Doha Players -- True Hope? "New Local" as Change in Process -- References -- Chapter 6. Respecting Difference: Shakespeare in Oman, Yemen and Saudi Arabia -- Othello in Oman: The Dark Night -- Yemen's Merchant of Venice -- Yemen's East-West Macbeth -- A Saudi Extra Steals the Show: Hamlet, Get Out of My Head -- References -- Chapter 7. Modeling Inclusion: Shakespeare in Kuwait -- "I Really Want to See the Show": Shakespear's Grave in Kuwait -- Kuwait: Participatory Politics and Theatre -- Sulayman Al-Bassam and SABAB -- Before the Trilogy: Al-Bassam, Shakespeare and Zaoum Theatre -- "I Clap for the Nation": Community and Disintegration in The Al-Hamlet Summit -- "Let Me Ride Al-Ummah": Richard III, An Arab Tragedy -- But Who Cleans the Red Carpet? Richard III, An Arab VIP -- "I Want to Fly": The Speaker's Progress -- "Princes to Act": The Cast of the Arab Shakespeare Trilogy -- "Isn't This Hamlet's Skull?" Forget Hamlet in Kuwait -- "All the Perfumes of the Arabian Peninsula": Macbeth in Kuwait in 2014 -- One World Actors Centre and the Annual Shakespeare Festival -- References -- Conclusion: The Peninsula in 2016, the "Year of Shakespeare" -- The Peninsula is Full of Noises: Imported and "New Local" Shakespeare -- Double Blessing: Barakah Meets Barakah adapts Hamlet -- Whither bound? Shakespeare on the Peninsula Since 2016.
References -- Appendix: ACA-LC Transliterations of People's and Place Names -- Index.
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Intro -- Advance praise for Shakespeare on the Arabian Peninsula -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Introduction: All the Perfumes of Arabia -- Sana'a, Yemen 2013 -- Doha, Qatar 2015 -- Kuwait City, Kuwait 2017 -- The Peninsula: Terms and Demographics -- "That which but seems unlike": Shakespeare's London and the Twenty-First-Century Gulf -- "Put Your Discourse into Some Frame": The Structure of this Book -- References -- Chapter 1. "Abstract and Brief Chronicles": Shakespeare on the Peninsula in the Twentieth Century -- A Brief History of Shakespeare in Yemen -- To Be Yemeni, or Not to Be? Hamlet and the Ba Kathir Festival -- A Brief History of Twentieth-Century Gulf Shakespeare -- References -- Chapter 2. Sparking Debate: Shakespeare in the University Classroom -- "To Represent Shakespeare, You Have to Kill Him": Knowledge, Violence and Spectacle -- Lost in Transliteration? Arabic Texts About, and Translations of, Shakespeare -- Willingly to School? Diversity and Division at Universities on the Peninsula -- "Lions Make Leopards Tame ...": Censorship on Gulf Campuses -- "But Not Change His Spots": Shakespeare and the Circumvention of Censorship -- Global Shakespeare and the Global Network University -- References -- Chapter 3. Challenging Segregation: Shakespeare in Performance at Gulf Universities -- Julius Caesar and Much Ado at the American University of Kuwait -- Macbeth Arabia at the American University of Sharjah -- The Global Shakespeare Student Festival at New York University Abu Dhabi -- The University of Bahrain English Drama Festival -- Antony and Cleopatra at the American University of Sharjah -- References -- Chapter 4. Negotiating Censorship: Shakespeare on Tour in the Gulf -- Can't Touch This: The UAE and Censorship Regulations.

Shakespeare Speaks Palestinian Arabic: Ashtar's Richard II -- Shakespeare Speaks Hindi: Piya Behrupiya -- Shakespeare Raps: The UAE Re-Remix of the Q Brothers' Othello -- In Sum: The Complexities of Gulf Performance Censorship -- Some Unexpected Quirks of UAE Censorship -- Shakespeare Sings (and Dances): The Royal Opera House Muscat -- References -- Chapter 5. Creating Communities: Shakespeare and "New Local" Theatre in the UAE and Qatar -- The Complete Works (Abridged) by the Manama Theatre Club -- Resuscitation Theater -- The Doha Players -- True Hope? "New Local" as Change in Process -- References -- Chapter 6. Respecting Difference: Shakespeare in Oman, Yemen and Saudi Arabia -- Othello in Oman: The Dark Night -- Yemen's Merchant of Venice -- Yemen's East-West Macbeth -- A Saudi Extra Steals the Show: Hamlet, Get Out of My Head -- References -- Chapter 7. Modeling Inclusion: Shakespeare in Kuwait -- "I Really Want to See the Show": Shakespear's Grave in Kuwait -- Kuwait: Participatory Politics and Theatre -- Sulayman Al-Bassam and SABAB -- Before the Trilogy: Al-Bassam, Shakespeare and Zaoum Theatre -- "I Clap for the Nation": Community and Disintegration in The Al-Hamlet Summit -- "Let Me Ride Al-Ummah": Richard III, An Arab Tragedy -- But Who Cleans the Red Carpet? Richard III, An Arab VIP -- "I Want to Fly": The Speaker's Progress -- "Princes to Act": The Cast of the Arab Shakespeare Trilogy -- "Isn't This Hamlet's Skull?" Forget Hamlet in Kuwait -- "All the Perfumes of the Arabian Peninsula": Macbeth in Kuwait in 2014 -- One World Actors Centre and the Annual Shakespeare Festival -- References -- Conclusion: The Peninsula in 2016, the "Year of Shakespeare" -- The Peninsula is Full of Noises: Imported and "New Local" Shakespeare -- Double Blessing: Barakah Meets Barakah adapts Hamlet -- Whither bound? Shakespeare on the Peninsula Since 2016.

References -- Appendix: ACA-LC Transliterations of People's and Place Names -- Index.

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