Shakespeare in Canada. A journey into the Canadian Soul is a literary journey through novels and theatrical plays that have contribued to a re-shaping the Canadian sense of identity from the Confederations Poet to the contemporary period.It is a re-making of a Canadian myth and canon by re-appropriating Shakespeare ; the native are essential in a re-reading and re-shaping of sense of Canadianness.
Dr Elisa Tordella received her PhD in Litteratures of English Speaking Countries from the university of Rome. Her doctoral dissertation La rinarrazione e la riappropriazione della storia nella letteratura canadese was published by Prometheus in 2005. She wrote a book, Viaggiatori Americani a Roma in 2012. She is the author of nemerous essays and lectured widely to professional audiences and has also published many articles on issues such as theatre and literature in North America, geopolitics, and cultural identity.