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Shakespeare and Latinidad

Trevor Boffone and Carla Della Gatta


Shakespeare and Latinidad is a curated collection of scholarly and practitioner essays in the field of Latinx theatre that specifically focuses on adaptations and appropriations of Shakespeare’s plays. It is the first truly comprehensive treatment of the myriad intersections of Latinx practitioners and art with Shakespearean performance, adaptation, and pedagogy. The collection includes leading academics, playwrights, and theatre practitioners; its blend of scholarly essays, practitioner essays, and interviews reflects the transdisciplinary synthesis of scholarship, dramaturgy, and pedagogy th ... More

Keywords: Shakespeare, Latinidad, Latinx Theatre, Ethnic theatre, Adaptation, Concept Shakespeare, Bilingual theatre, American theatre

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781474488488
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474488488.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Trevor Boffone, editor
University of Houston

Carla Della Gatta, editor
Florida State University

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Introduction: Shakespeare and Latinidad

Trevor Boffone and Carla Della Gatta

Part I: Shakespeare in the US Latinx Borderlands

Part II: Making Shakespeare Latinx

5 In a Shakespearean Key

Caridad Svich

9 Diálogo: On Translation and Adaptation

Henry Godinez and José Luis Valenzuela Facilitated by Carla Della Gatta

Part III: Shakespeare in Latinx Classrooms and Communities

12 Celebrating Flippancy: Latinas in Miami Talk Back to Shakespeare

James M. Sutton, with Catherine Socarras Ferrell, Ana Menéndez, Josie Urbistondo, Yasbel Acuña-Borrero, Cristina Rosell, Carla Rosell and Sophie Herbut

Part IV: Translating Shakespeare in Ashland

20 Diálogo: On Performing Shakespearean Characters as Latinx

Alejandra Escalante and Daniel José Molina Facilitated by Carla Della Gatta

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