Une tempête: d'après "La tempête" de Shakespeare : adaptation pour un théâtre nègre

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Éditions du Seuil, Jun 1, 1969 - Drama - 91 pages
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Adaptée pour un théâtre nègre, La Tempête de Shakespeare donne un relief accru aux rapports de Prospero et de Caliban ; le maître est blanc, l'esclave est noir. Quant à Ariel l'enchanteur, c'est aussi un esclave, mulâtre. Césaire ramasse les cinq actes en trois, démystifie le merveilleux, dégrise l'amour. Mais de ce prosaïsme volontaire surgit un nouveau poème : celui qu'une troupe africaine, livrée à ce rituel de révolte, ne peut omettre de créer : le chant de la liberté.

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User Review  - BrynDahlquis - LibraryThing

I understand that this play has great political meaning, and I appreciate it. I appreciate it in the same way that I appreciate Uncle Tom's Cabin. I appreciate it, but I don't particularly like it ... Read full review

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User Review  - N.T.Embe - LibraryThing

Well. This was a total waste of my time. I get it, it's making a point to the reader. But what a way to pervert an old play and make it something nothing like the original! I get it. It's emphasizing ... Read full review

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A celebrated poet, novelist, and philosopher, AIMAa CAaSAIRE is the author of several books, volumes of poetry and numerous plays, including Return to My Native Land, A Season in the Congo and an African version of Shakespeare's The Tempest.

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