Date of Award
Honors Thesis (Colby Access Only)
Colby College. English Dept.
This paper is an analysis of male friendship in hip hop and Shakespeare music. It looks at several of Shakespeare's plays such as Othello, Antony and Cleopatra, Troilus and Cressida, All's Well That Ends Well, and Titus Andronicus. It also looks at several rappers such as Dr. Dre, Drake, Biggie Smalls, Wiz Khalifa, and Snoop Dogg.
William Shakespeare, Homosocial Bond, Male Solidarity, Hip Hop
Recommended CitationOstrow, Camilla, "From the Slums of Shaolin to the Bard of Avon: The Homosocial Bond in Shakespeare and Hip Hop" (2013). Honors Theses. Paper 678.
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