A Pound of Flesh (Caliban and Shylock Speak)

Research output: Non-textual formPerformance


This new script and performance critically investigates notions of Outsider/Insider, Immigrant/Foreigner/Citizen - constructions of Identity in today's globalised world. The performance does this through contemporary interpretations of Caliban and Shylock in a new script with current and ancient South African music and singing, and re-imagining Shakespeare's two plays (Tempest, Merchant of Venice).
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOther
Publication statusPublished - 23 Mar 2017
EventA Pound of Flesh (Caliban and Shylock Speak) - Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Duration: 23 Mar 2017 → …


  • Performance
  • Re-imagining Shakespeare
  • Caliban
  • Shylock
  • Identity
  • Outsider/Insider
  • Immigrant
  • Foreigner
  • Citizen
  • Stereotype
  • African music


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