Artist Talk: Shakespeare in the Middle East

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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Sulayman Al-Bassam with Robyn Creswell. Amid historic upheaval in the Arab world, Sulayman Al-Bassam created The Speaker's Progress, the final installment in a trilogy that reinterprets Shakespeare within the context of the modern Middle East. Robyn Creswell, Arabic translator and Paris Review poetry editor, talks with Al-Bassam about the Bard and current events.

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