By Ayanna Thompson,Ania Loomba

ISBN-10: 0415978017

ISBN-13: 9780415978019

ISBN-10: 0415978025

ISBN-13: 9780415978026

The systematic perform of non-traditional or "colorblind" casting all started with Joseph Papp's manhattan Shakespeare competition within the Nineteen Fifties. even if colorblind casting has been practiced for part a century now, it nonetheless evokes vehement controversy and debate.
This choice of fourteen unique essays explores either the construction historical past of colorblind casting in cultural phrases and the theoretical implications of this custom for studying Shakespeare in a latest context.

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