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Gibbs, James

Overview
Works: 39 works in 145 publications in 2 languages and 4,914 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Bibliography  Book reviews  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Directories  Drama 
Roles: Editor, Translator
Classifications: PR9387.9.S6, 822
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Most widely held works by James Gibbs
Nkyin-kyin essays on the Ghanaian theatre by James Gibbs ( )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection brings together essays written over a thirty-five year period. They reflect James Gibbs's position vis-à-vis the Ghanaian theatre as sometimes a remote onlooker, sometimes an enthusiastic participant observer, deeply involved in issues of perception and influence in a society moving through colonialism to nationalism, independence and beyond. The main body of the book is divided into four sections. The first, "Outsiders and Activists," looks at theatre for community development during the late 1940s, some connections between drama and film, and the astonishing involvement in Gh
African theatre ( Book )
7 editions published in 1999 in English and French and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Critical perspectives on Wole Soyinka by James Gibbs ( Book )
17 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wole Soyinka by James Gibbs ( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wole Soyinka : a bibliography of primary and secondary sources by James Gibbs ( Book )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
African theatre ( Book )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The contributions to this volume in the African Theatre series make clear that the role of women in the theatre across the continent has changed as control is mainly held by literate elites and women's traditional standing has been lost to men
African theatre ( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Research on Wole Soyinka ( Book )
6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New directions in African literature : a review by Ernest N Emenyonu ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Handbook for African writers by James Gibbs ( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
African theatre ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
African theatre ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exile & African literature : a review ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
African theatre by Martin Banham ( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the last fifty years, those working in the cultural sectors in African countries have attempted to write history by organising festivals. Under banners such as 'Reclaiming the African Past' and 'African Renaissance', they have used the performing arts to address a variety of topical issues and to confront images embedded by a century of patronising colonial expositions
Nine Malaŵian plays ( Book )
4 editions published between 1976 and 1982 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The African writers' handbook ( Book )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Study aid to Kongi's harvest by James Gibbs ( Book )
5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moralities for modern Africa : eight plays by James Gibbs ( Book )
4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
African Theatre 12 Shakespeare in and out of Africa by Martin Banham ( )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume takes as its starting point an interrogation of the African contributions to the Globe to Globe Festival staged in London in 2012, where 37 Shakespeare productions were offered, each from a different nation. Five African companies were invited to perform and there are articles on each of these productions, examining issues of interculturalism, postcolonialism, language, interpretation and reception. The contributors are both Shakespeare and African theatre scholars, promoting discourse from a range of geographical and cultural perspectives. The playscript in this volume of 'African
African Theatre 8 Diasporas by Martin Bangam ( )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Diasporas', as used in the title of this volume, refers to a multitude of groups and communities with widely differing histories, identities and current locations. This book brings together essays on theatre by people of African descent in North America
 
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French (1)
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