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The Resource Hamlet's dreams : the Robben Island Shakespeare, David Schalkwyk

Hamlet's dreams : the Robben Island Shakespeare, David Schalkwyk

Label
Hamlet's dreams : the Robben Island Shakespeare
Title
Hamlet's dreams
Title remainder
the Robben Island Shakespeare
Statement of responsibility
David Schalkwyk
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hamlet's Dreams brings together the Robben Island Prison of Nelson Mandela and the prison that is Denmark for Shakespeare's Hamlet. David Shalkwyk uses the circulation of the so-called 'Robben Island Shakespeare', a copy of the Alexander edition of the Complete Works that was secretly circulated, annotated and signed by a group of Robben Island political prisoner in the 1970s (including Nelson Mandela), to examine the representation and experience of imprisonment in South African prison memoirs and Shakespeare's Hamlet. It looks at the ways in which oppressive spaces or circumstances restrict
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schalkwyk, David
Dewey number
822.33
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR2807
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Shakespeare now!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Prisoners
  • Shakespeare, William
  • DRAMA
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Prisoners
  • South Africa
Label
Hamlet's dreams : the Robben Island Shakespeare, David Schalkwyk
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from PDF title page (viewed Dec. 18, 2012)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; HalfTitle; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; General Editors' Preface to the Second-Wave of the Series; Preface; Introduction: Home and Away; Shadows; Signatures; 1 This Island's Mine'; Displacement and Repression; 'Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow'; 'My co-mates and brothers in exile'; 'The weight of this sad time we must obey'; 'Once more into the breach, dear friends'; The 'TV generation'; 'Words in pain'; 'Reason not the need'; The / of the Prison; Stoic Transcendence and Guilty Complicity; 'A tide in the affairs of men'; 'This island's mine'; 2 Hamlet's Dreams
  • The Lyrical / versus the Dramatic We'Denmark's a prison'; 'Mr. I/Eye'; I/You; 'Strip!'; 'I have that within . . .'; The Burden of We; Three Women Prisoners Speak; Conclusion; 3 Friendship and Struggle; Friends; A 'generally corrupt relationship'; 'Reciprocal altruism'; 'I play the man I am'; 'Twin brothers'; Coda; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
821900973
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441129284
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781441183743
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)821900973
Label
Hamlet's dreams : the Robben Island Shakespeare, David Schalkwyk
Publication
Note
Title from PDF title page (viewed Dec. 18, 2012)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; HalfTitle; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; General Editors' Preface to the Second-Wave of the Series; Preface; Introduction: Home and Away; Shadows; Signatures; 1 This Island's Mine'; Displacement and Repression; 'Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow'; 'My co-mates and brothers in exile'; 'The weight of this sad time we must obey'; 'Once more into the breach, dear friends'; The 'TV generation'; 'Words in pain'; 'Reason not the need'; The / of the Prison; Stoic Transcendence and Guilty Complicity; 'A tide in the affairs of men'; 'This island's mine'; 2 Hamlet's Dreams
  • The Lyrical / versus the Dramatic We'Denmark's a prison'; 'Mr. I/Eye'; I/You; 'Strip!'; 'I have that within . . .'; The Burden of We; Three Women Prisoners Speak; Conclusion; 3 Friendship and Struggle; Friends; A 'generally corrupt relationship'; 'Reciprocal altruism'; 'I play the man I am'; 'Twin brothers'; Coda; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
821900973
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441129284
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781441183743
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)821900973

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