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The Resource Hamlet's Arab Journey : Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost

Hamlet's Arab Journey : Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost

Label
Hamlet's Arab Journey : Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost
Title
Hamlet's Arab Journey
Title remainder
Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For the past five decades, Arab intellectuals have seen themselves in Shakespeare's Hamlet: their times "out of joint," their political hopes frustrated by a corrupt older generation. Hamlet's Arab Journey traces the uses of Hamlet in Arabic theatre and political rhetoric, and asks how Shakespeare's play developed into a musical with a happy ending in 1901 and grew to become the most obsessively quoted literary work in Arab politics today. Explaining the Arab Hamlet tradition, Margaret Litvin also illuminates the "to be or not to be" politics that have turned Shakespeare's tragedy into the ess
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Litvin, Margaret
Dewey number
822.3/3
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2807
LC item number
.L63 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Translation/transnation
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Hamlet
  • Heroes in literature
  • Politics in literature
  • Egypt
  • Arabic drama
  • Arabic drama
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Hamlet
  • DRAMA
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Arabic drama
  • Art appreciation
  • Civilization
  • Heroes in literature
  • Politics in literature
  • Arab countries
  • Egypt
Label
Hamlet's Arab Journey : Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgments; Note on Transliteration and Translation; Introduction; 1 Hamlet in the Daily Discourse of Arab Identity; 2 Nasser's Dramatic Imagination, 1952-64; 3 The Global Kaleidoscope: How Egyptians Got Their Hamlet, 1901-64; 4 Hamletizing the Arab Muslim Hero, 1964-67; 5 Time Out of Joint, 1967-76; 6 Six Plays in Search of a Protagonist, 1976-2002; Epilogue: Hamlets without Hamlet; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
758333964
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (292 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400840106
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613280688
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttv73f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)758333964
Label
Hamlet's Arab Journey : Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgments; Note on Transliteration and Translation; Introduction; 1 Hamlet in the Daily Discourse of Arab Identity; 2 Nasser's Dramatic Imagination, 1952-64; 3 The Global Kaleidoscope: How Egyptians Got Their Hamlet, 1901-64; 4 Hamletizing the Arab Muslim Hero, 1964-67; 5 Time Out of Joint, 1967-76; 6 Six Plays in Search of a Protagonist, 1976-2002; Epilogue: Hamlets without Hamlet; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
758333964
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (292 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400840106
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613280688
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttv73f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)758333964

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