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African Theatre. Festivals

Author: Martin Banham; James Gibbs; Femi Osofisan
Publisher: Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer Ltd., 2012.
Series: African theatre.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Banham; James Gibbs; Femi Osofisan
ISBN: 9781782040477 1782040471
OCLC Number: 818818893
Description: 1 online resource (178 pages).
Contents: Frontcover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Obituary of Efo Kodjo Mawugbe; Introduction by James Gibbs; Festivals as a Strategy for the Development of Theatre in Zimbabwe: 1980-2010; The Legacy of Festac '77: The challenge of the Nigerian National Theatre at Iganmu; Festac, Month by Month & Soyinka's Involvement; The Dakar Festivals of 1966 & 2010; African Renaissance between Rhetoric & the Aesthetics of Extravagance: FESMAN 2010 --
Entrapped in Textuality; Theatre Programme for FESMAN & Commentary. The Pan-African Historical Theatre Festival (PANAFEST) in Ghana 1992-2010: The vision and the realityPANAFEST through the Headlines: An annotated bibliography; International Festivals & Transnational Theatre Circuits in Egypt: Ambassadors of no nation; The Jos Theatre Festival 2004-2011: A theatre festival in a divided community; The Grahamstown Festival & the Making of a Dramatist: An interview with Andrew Buckland; Playscript; Prison Graduates by Efo Kodjo Mawugbe --
with a review of a performance by James Gibbs; Book Reviews; Bernth Lindfors, Ira Aldridge. Vol. 1, The Early Years, 1807-1833. & Vol. 2, The Vagabond Years, 1833-1852Austin Asagba, (ed.) Cross-Currents in African Theatre and Theatre & Minority Rights: Perspectives on the Niger Delta; Michael Etherton and John Reed, Chikwakwa Remembered: Theatre & Politics in Zambia, 1968-1972; Kene Igweonu (ed.), Trends in Twenty-First Century African Theatre & Performance (Foreword by Temple Hauptfleisch); Austin Ovigue Asagba (ed.) Sam Ukala: His Work at Sixty and Duro Oni & Sola Adeyemi, (eds) Developments in the Theory & Practice of Contemporary Nigerian Drama & Theatre: A Festschrift in Honour of Dapo Adelugba. Barclays Ayakoroma, Dance on his Grave & A Matter of HonourGreg Mbajiorgu, Wake Up Everyone; Jonathan Desen Mbachaga, Widow's Might; Backcover.
Series Title: African theatre.
Other Titles: Festivals

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Contributors examine how international theatre festivals have been organised and how they have affected the evolution of sustainable theatre.  Read more...

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