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By Ayanna Thompson,Ania Loomba

The systematic perform of non-traditional or "colorblind" casting started with Joseph Papp's long island Shakespeare competition within the Fifties. even supposing colorblind casting has been practiced for part a century now, it nonetheless conjures up vehement controversy and debate.
This selection of fourteen unique essays explores either the creation background of colorblind casting in cultural phrases and the theoretical implications of this tradition for interpreting Shakespeare in a latest context.

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