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Swahili Translations of Shakespeare's Sonnets

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 21.0109  Thursday, 11 March 2010

[1]  From:      Jim Harner < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
     Date:      March 5, 2010 9:00:59 PM EST
     Subj:      Re: SHK 21.0097  Swahili Translations of Shakespeare's Sonnets

[2]  From:      Jim Harner < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
     Date:      March 5, 2010 9:00:59 PM EST
     Subj:      Re: SHK 21.0097  Swahili Translations of Shakespeare's Sonnets 

[3]  From:      Stephen Foley < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
     Date:      March 7, 2010 11:39:19 AM EST
     Subj:      Re: SHK 21.0097  Swahili Translations of Shakespeare's Sonnets 

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From:         Jim Harner < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
Date:         March 5, 2010 9:00:59 PM EST
Subject: 21.0097  Swahili Translations of Shakespeare's Sonnets
Comment:      Re: SHK 21.0097  Swahili Translations of Shakespeare's Sonnets

>Does anyone know whether any of Shakespeare's sonnets has
>been translated into Swahili? A former graduate student
>working with a group of West Africans would like to know
>but preliminary research hasn't yielded any results.

Neither the World Shakespeare Bibliography Online nor Index Translationum includes any.

Jim Harner

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From:         John Briggs < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
Date:         March 6, 2010 9:26:33 AM EST
Subject: 21.0097  Swahili Translations of Shakespeare's Sonnets
Comment:      Re: SHK 21.0097  Swahili Translations of Shakespeare's Sonnets

Swahili isn't spoken in West Africa.

John Briggs

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From:         Stephen Foley < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
Date:         March 7, 2010 11:39:19 AM EST
Subject: 21.0097  Swahili Translations of Shakespeare's Sonnets
Comment:      Re: SHK 21.0097  Swahili Translations of Shakespeare's Sonnets

Julius Nyerere of Tanzania produced two Swahili translations: Julius Kaisari (Julius Caesar) and Mabepari wa Venisi (Merchant).) They were both published by Oxford University Press.

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