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Intercultural Shakespeare Reading List

Inter-cultural Shakespeare, 2021/22, Semester 2
Dr Adam Strickson
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

The module reading list for this new module will be developed in the first 4 weeks of the module. All necessary readings are at present in the module handbook or content folders in Learning Resources. This is the beginning of the reading list:

Nordberg, L. 2017. A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Nanke-ji at the Leeds Intercultural Festival. Blog entry, 24 April 2017. Available from:

Greenblatt, S. 1997.Shakespearean Negotiations, The Circulation of Social Energy in Renaissance England. Oxford: Clarendon, pp.1-20 (1). Available from:


Mendes, M. 2017. Teatro Praga’s Omission of Shakespeare – An Intercultural Space. In: Multicultural Shakespeare: Translation, Appropriation and Performance vol. 15 (30), 2017, pp.92-104. Available from:

Bharucha, R. 1993.Theatre and the World: Performance and the Politics of Culture. London & New York: Routledge.

Bhabha, H. 2004. The Location of Culture. London &New York: Routledge.

Knowles, R. 2010.Theatre and Interculturalism. London: Palgrave.  

Kott, J.1965. Shakespeare Our Contemporary. London: Methuen.

Jovanovic, N. 2011. Brook, Lear and the Modified Verfremdung. Literature-Film Quarterly, Vol 39 (1), pp.39–53. Available from:,contains,Peter%20Brook&offset=0

O'Toole, E. 2012. Rights of Representation: An Ethics of Intercultural Theatre Practice. Ph.D. thesis, Royal Holloway, University of London. Available from:

Note: This includes a consideration of Supple's Midsummer Night's Dreamand a useful bibliography.

 Ng, E. 2014. Performing Shakespeares: (dis)locating the authentic in a Korean intercultural Dream. Shakespeare,10:4, 428442, DOI: 10.1080/17450918.2014.935466

This list was last updated on 25/09/2019