Confronting the African nightmare: Yael Farber’s SeZaR (theatre review)

Wright, L.S. (2001) Confronting the African nightmare: Yael Farber’s SeZaR (theatre review). Shakespeare in Southern Africa, 13 . pp. 93-99. ISSN 1011-582X

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Abstract

Yael Farber’s adaptation of Julius Caesar marks something of a breakthrough in South African Shakespeare productions. The key achievement is that the play is no longer about Rome or Renaissance England, nor is it about processes of cultural translation or trendy theatrical Africanisation, largely cosmetic. This production is, in a generous way, squarely and pointedly about Africa.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:SeZaR; Yael Farber; Shakespeare; Julius Caesar; Sol Plaatje; Dintshontsho tsa bo-Juliuse Kesara; National Arts Festival; Grahamstown; South Africa
Subjects:Y Unknown > Subjects to be assigned
Divisions:Research Institutes and Units > Institute for the Study of English in Africa (ISEA)
ID Code:1208
Deposited By: Prof Laurence Wright
Deposited On:09 Oct 2008
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