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Kliman, Bernice and Rick Santos, eds. 2005. Latin American Shakespeares. Madison: Fairleigh-Dickinson University Press. 347 pp.
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The subjects of the essays in Latin American Shakespeares range from the nineteenth century through the present; from high- to middle- to low-brow stories, plays, films, and poems; from Mexico to Argentina, Chile, Cuba, the U.S. artists deservedly famous to artist undeservedly obscure. Shakespeare in Latin America is often implicated in struggles for power – tangentially or directly – and therefore swells the story of world wide political Shakespeare. For Latin American artists, the Shakespearean legacy is available for co-optation not only through parody, adaptation, and both reverent and irreverent (re)creation but also through absorption into unique indigenous genres.
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