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Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ contains timeless themes around resistance and colonialism. Here in an engraving by Benjamin Smith based on a painting by George Romney of Act I, Scene 1 of ‘The Tempest’ by William Shakespeare. (Benjamin Smith/George Romney/ Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division /pga.03317)

Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ explores colonialism, resistance and liberation

Actors and theatre scholars seek to understand how ‘The Tempest’ could have been used by both European colonialists and also by advocates of resistance.

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