Hamid and Shakespeare

Hamid and Shakespeare is a debut graphic novel by a former Calais jungle refugee imagining a friendship between a refugee arriving in London today and the nation's most famous playwright.

Hamid and Shakespeare

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Hamid and Shakespeare
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: MAJID. HAMID, Majid Adin
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-23 - Publisher:

A chance spotting from the back of a refrigerated lorry of a poster marking Shakespeare's 400th birthday spurs a refugee's imagination to transport himself from his detention cell to a performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream at London's Globe Theatre. As we move between the 21st and 17th centuries, Shakespeare
Shakespeare's Hamlet bound with The Problem of Hamlet
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: A. Clutton-Brock, J. M. Robertson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-03 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume combines two classic works on Hamlet, first published in 1919 and 1922. The first book's original description says that it contains a theory which attempts to explain an everlasting problem - it insists that Hamlet is neither a failure not an accident, but a very great work of
Finding the Maternal in Shakespeare, Kincaid, Abani and Hamid
Language: en
Pages: 68
Authors: Kristin M. Frantz
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

The theme of "otherness," against a backdrop of societal apathy, where the marginalized struggle to seek coping mechanisms in a tech-savvy yet increasingly detached world of persistent ethnic, gender, and racial injustice, formulates the crux of this thesis. Human nurture helps mold humankind, but what happens when societal indoctrination influences,
The Iranian Political Language
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Yadullah Shahibzadeh
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-14 - Publisher: Springer

In this detailed study of modern Iran, Yadullah Shahibzadeh examines changes in people's understanding of politics and democracy. The book aims to overcome the shortcomings of traditional historiography by challenging the monopoly of intellectuals' perspectives and demonstrating the intellectual and political agency of the ordinary people.
Bollywood Shakespeares
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: C. Dionne, P. Kapadia
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-27 - Publisher: Springer

Here, essays use the latest theories in postcolonialism, globalization, and post-nationalism to explore how world cinema and theater respond to Bollywood's representation of Shakespeare. In this collection, Shakespeare is both part of an elite Western tradition and a window into a vibrant post-national identity founded by a global consumer culture.