A Pound of Flesh (Caliban and Shylock Speak)

David Peimer, Mxolisi Norman (Performer)

    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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