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Shakespeare in India, Can the ‘Shrew’ be Tamed?

The problems arising from translation, interpretation, and performance of the Shakespeare play in early India.

Shakespeare has been widespread in India for more than two-hundred years and is embedded in their cultural fabric. Throughout its popularity, it has dealt with social, political and literary implications in both colonial and post-colonial India.

There are however, problems arising from translation, interpretation and performance of the Shakespeare play in early India. In particular with the play Taming of the Shrew. This particular play goes against women’s role in society in India but could they overcome it and make it acceptable to their Eastern audience?

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