WorldCat Identities

Gibbs, James

Works: 12 works in 50 publications in 2 languages and 1,637 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Drama 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: PN2969, 792.096
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by James Gibbs
African theatre( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and French and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on expertise from across the African continent this collection reflects the realities for women working and making theatre: how Egyptian director Dalia Basiouny has documented the "Tahrir Stories" of the Egyptian Revolution; how in Uganda women have used various theatrical devices, such as oral poetry, to seek common ground in a rural-urban inter-generational theatre project; and the use of physical theatre to examine disavowed memory in South Africa. The contributors also look at how practitioners are re-thinking performance space and modes of performance for gendered advocacy in Botswanan theatre, and how women are addressing gender-based violence and rape culture, comparing performance and street-based activism in South Africa and India. A particular strength of the volume is its interviews: with Jallila Baccar of Tunisia, by Marvin Carlson; six Ethiopian actresses are interviewed and introduced by Jane Plastow and Mahlet Solomon; and Ariane Zaytzeff explores "Making art to reinvent culture" with Odile Gakire Katese of Rwanda. The new play to be published is 'The Sentence' by Nigerian writer Sefi Atta, introduced and contextualised by Christine Matzke.0
African theatre( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New directions in African literature : a review by Ernest Emenyo̲nu( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exile & African literature : a review by Eldred D Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African theatre by Martin Banham( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 105 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
FonTomFrom : contemporary Ghanaian literature, theatre and film( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moralities for modern Africa : eight plays by James Gibbs( Book )

7 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gold and silver coins of Bahmani Dynasty by James Gibbs( Book )

2 editions published in 1881 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on the zodiacal Rupees and Mohars of Jehangir Shah by James Gibbs( Book )

1 edition published in 1878 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing Africa in the short story by Ernest Emenyo̲nu( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

African writers have, much more than the critics, recognized the beauty and potency of the short story. Always the least studied in African literature classrooms and the most critically overlooked genre in African literature today, the African short story is now given the attention it deserves. Contributors here take a close look at the African short story to re-define its own peculiar pedigree, chart its trajectory, critique its present state and examine its creative possibilities. Nigeria: HEBN
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African theatre
Alternative Names
Gibbs, James

English (48)

French (1)

African theatreNew directions in African literature : a reviewExile & African literature : a review