New Book: Eating Shakespeare (Global Shakespeare Inverted Series)

Eating Shakespeare: Cultural Anthropophagy as Global Methodology is a new collection of essays and interviews by leading scholars and researchers offering their perspectives on the meaning of “Global Shakespeare.” It is part of the Arden Shakespeare’s Global Shakespeare Inverted series.

Of special interest are the following chapters from collaborators, regional editors, and advisory board members of MIT Global Shakespeares:

Dialogue I: Shakespeare and Cultural Anthropophagy in Practice

‘Devouring Shakespeare in north-eastern Brazil’: Clowns de Shakespeare director Fernando Yamamoto in Conversation with Paulo da Silva Gregório

Cristiane Busato Smith, ‘Cannibalizing Hamlet in Brazil: Ophelia meets Oxum’


Dialogue II: Global Conversations and Intricate Intersections 

‘De-centring Shakespeare, incorporating Otherness’: Diana Henderson in Conversation with Koel Chatterjee

‘Past and Present Trajectories for Global Shakespeare’: Mark Thornton Burnett in Conversation with Anne Sophie Refskou


Dialogue IV: Re-cultivating and Re-Disseminating Shakespeare Beyond the Institution

Aimara Resende, ‘Engrafting Him New: Educating for Citizenship via Shakespeare in a Rural Area in Brazil’


Afterword: Alfredo Michel Modenessi


Visit the Bloomsbury (UK) site for the full Table of Contents or to purchase the book.



Last updated on June 13, 2019 at 11:18am



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