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Shakespeare’s the Merchant of Venice: Anti-Semitism As Racism

Synopsis
Video lecture by Professor Ato Quayson (Stanford University) who interprets the anti-Semitism in The Merchant of Venice via the framework provided by Frantz Fanon in his essay, ‘The Fact of Blackness’.
Series
Critic.reading.writing
Language
English
Country
United States
Transmission details
11 Oct 2020
Duration
39 mins

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Shakespeare
Keywords
anti-Semitism; racial identity; racism

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/6oaHbO-6yYU

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
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