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Shakespeare in the Arab World

Synopsis
Lecture delivered by Khalid Amine at the University of New England’s Center for Global Humanities that examines the radical shift in performing Shakespeare in Arab countries since the 1960s. Includes a brief extract (with subtitles) of a performance of ‘The Al Hamlet Summit’ by Sulayman Al-Bassam recorded at the Tokyo International Arts Festival in 2004, which re-imagines Shakespeare’s tragedy for the post 9/11 world.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Recording date
7 Oct 2019
Duration
43 mins

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Related items
Al-Hamlet Summit

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/qOBj3NrwK_I
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

UNE Center for Global Humanities

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
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