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Re: Colorblindness
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.1289  Thursday, 31 May 2001

[1]     From:   Richard Burt <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 30 May 2001 12:53:18 -0400
        Subj:   Re: SHK 12.1259 Re: Colorblindness

[2]     From:   Sean Lawrence <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 30 May 2001 10:00:46 -0700
        Subj:   Re: SHK 12.1259 Re: Colorblindness

[3]     From:   Pat Dolan <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 30 May 2001 12:12:29 -0500
        Subj:   Re: SHK 12.1259 Re: Colorblindness

[4]     From:   Evelyn Gajowski <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 30 May 2001 12:59:04 -0700 (PDT)
        Subj:   Re: SHK 12.1187 Re: Colorblindness

[5]     From:   Clifford Stetner <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 30 May 2001 18:20:07 -0400
        Subj:   Re: SHK 12.1187 Re: Colorblindness

[6]     From:   David Lindley <
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        Date:   Thursday, 31 May 2001 11:31:09 +0100
        Subj:   Re: SHK 12.1259 Re: Colorblindness


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From:           Richard Burt <
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Date:           Wednesday, 30 May 2001 12:53:18 -0400
Subject: 12.1259 Re: Colorblindness
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.1259 Re: Colorblindness

The collection Shakespeare and Race, ed. Alexander and Wells, (Cambridge
UP, 2000) may be of interest to those interested in the topic of
colorblind casting.

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From:           Sean Lawrence <
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Date:           Wednesday, 30 May 2001 10:00:46 -0700
Subject: 12.1259 Re: Colorblindness
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.1259 Re: Colorblindness

Pat Dolan, in a message that contains a lot which I admire, suggests
that

>But, unless he hires only Anglo-Norman aristocrats who speak the
>dialects of English, Latin and French that the relevant "late medieval"
>characters than "race" (whatever socially constructed concept of race
>he's using) is more important to him in casting than class or language.

I suppose this brings up the question of translation, and hope I'm not
going too far off-topic.  Does anyone know of a production of Richard
III in Anglo-Norman?  I know that H5 was a bit of a hit in Montr

 

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