Who Is the Indian Shakespeare? Appropriation of Authority in a Sanskrit Midsummer Night's Dream

Mason, David V.
September 2003
New Literary History;Autumn2003, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p639
Academic Journal
Analyzes the Vasantikasvapnam, a nineteenth-century Sanskrit translation of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," by R. Krishnamachari. Problems posed by the presence of colonial authority in the translations; Alterations made on the text; Formulation of hybridity in hostile terms.


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