African Theatre: Playwrights And Politics

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African Theatre: Playwrights And Politics

African Theatre: Playwrights And Politics

This second annual volume in the African Theatre series focuses on the intersection of politics and theatre in Africa today. Topics include the remarkable collaboration between Horse and Bamboo, a puppet theatre company based in the United Kingdom, and Nigerian playwright Sam Ukala that was inspired by the infamous execution of Nigerian playwright Ken Saro-Wiwa and other Ogoni activists; the plays of Femi Osofisan; and plays by Ghanaian playwrights Joe de Graft and Mohammed Ben-Abdallah. African Theatre features the work of Mauritian playwright Dev Virahsawmy and includes an interview with him, reviews of an English production of his play, Toufann, as well as the translated playscript. Reports of workshops and conferences, reviews, and news of the year in African theatre make this volume a valuable resource for anyone interested in current issues in African drama and performance.

Specification of African Theatre: Playwrights And Politics

GENERAL
AuthorIndiana University Press
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition
ISBN-100253214580
ISBN-139780253214584
PublisherIndiana University Press
Publication Year2001

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