Shakespeare’s Reception and Interpretation in the Baltics
This book is the first collection of research in English devoted to interpretations of Shakespeare’s works in all three Baltic countries, using historical, structural and comparative analysis. The purpose of this edited collection, written by leading Shakespeare researchers in the Baltics, is to introduce international readers to the unique experience of Baltic theatre, to analyse the importance of Shakespeare’s appropriation during the process of development of Baltic national culture, and to highlight the key tendencies and personalities involved in this process.
This book will provide rich informative and analytical material for students, teachers, lecturers and researchers of Shakespeare, as well as theatre theoreticians and practitioners.
Ramunė Marcinkevičiūtė, PhD, is a theatre critic, researcher, and professor at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. She has published monographs on theatre directors Eimuntas Nekrošius and Dalia Tamulevičiūtė, and is one of the editors of the book Contemporary Lithuanian Theatre. Names and Performances (2019). Her articles have been published in Poland, Italy, the United Kingdom, Norway, and South Korea.
Maris Peters received her MA in Shakespeare studies from the Birmingham University, UK, with a thesis entitled Presenting Supernatural: Shakespeare Productions in Estonia 1990 – 2002. She has given lectures on English Renaissance drama at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, and has written reviews on Shakespeare productions for the Estonian cultural media and internationally.
Guna Zeltiņa is a theatre researcher and critic, and former Head of the Department of Arts, Institute of Literature, Folklore & Art, University of Latvia (1992–2014). She has published articles and books in Latvian and various other languages, such as Shakespeare. With A Baltic Accent (2015), and 10 others.
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