By Jonathan Goldberg

ISBN-10: 0816642605

ISBN-13: 9780816642601

ISBN-10: 0816642613

ISBN-13: 9780816642618

Shakespeare's The Tempest has lengthy been claimed through colonials and postcolonial thinkers alike because the dramatic paintings that almost all permits them to confront their entangled heritage, well-known as early modernity's so much large engagement with the vexing problems with colonialism-race, dispossession, language, ecu displacement and career, overlook for local culture.

Tempest within the Caribbean reads the various "classic" anticolonial texts-by targeté Césaire, Roberto Fernández Retamar, George Lamming, and Frantz Fanon, for instance-through the lens of feminist and queer research exemplified through the theoretical essays of Sylvia Wynter and the paintings of Michelle Cliff. Extending the Tempest plot, Goldberg considers contemporary works via Caribbean authors and social theorists, between them Patricia Powell, Jamaica Kincaid, and Hilton Als. those rewritings, he indicates, and the lived stipulations to which they testify, current possible choices to the masculinist and heterosexual bias of the legacy that has been derived from The Tempest.

By putting gender and sexuality on the heart of the controversy in regards to the makes use of of Shakespeare for anticolonial reasons, Goldberg's paintings issues to new percentages that would be articulated throughout the nexus of race and sexuality.

Jonathan Goldberg is Sir William Osler Professor of English Literature on the Johns Hopkins collage. His earlier books comprise Shakespeare's Hand (Minnesota, 2003), wanting girls Writing (1997), Sodometries (1992), and, as editor, Reclaiming Sodom (1994) and Queering the Renaissance (1994).

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