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African theatre. Playwrights & politics

Author: Martin Banham; James Gibbs; Femi Osofisan
Publisher: Oxford : J. Currey ; Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2001.
Series: African theatre (Woodbridge, Suffolk, England), 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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African playwrights remain aware of the political dimension of their work. This volume in the "African Theatre" series examines, for example, a theatrical collaboration inspired by the infamous  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
African theatre.
Oxford : J. Currey ; Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606505540
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Banham; James Gibbs; Femi Osofisan
ISBN: 0253339596 9780253339591 0253214580 9780253214584 0852555938 9780852555934 0852555989 9780852555989 1868143678 9781868143672
OCLC Number: 46683841
Description: xxi, 291 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: From a playwright's notebook / Khalid Al Mubarak Mustafa --
Bole Butake's strategies as a political playwright / Eckhard Breitinger --
Ife convocation plays as politics / Foluke Ogunleye --
Politics as aesthetics / Sam Ukala --
Once upon four robbers / Victor Ukaegbu --
Once upon four robbers / Awo Asiedu --
Joe de Graft and the Ghana cultural revival / Obi Maduakor --
Joe de Graft: theatrical prophet with strange honours / James Gibbs --
Mohammed Ben-Abdallah at fifty / Anthony A. Aidoo and James Gibbs --
Land of a million magicians / James Gibbs --
Interview with Mohammed Ben-Abdallah / Awo Asiedu --
Interviews with Dev Virahsawmy and Michael Walling / Jane Wilkinson --
'Translating' The tempest / Shawkat M. Toorawa --
Aimé Césaire's Une tempête / Philip Crisin --
Ubu in réunion / Peter Hawkins --
Harvest of ghosts / Sam Ukala [and others] --
Making sense project / Nicholas Mukaronda --
Noticeboard / James Gibbs --
Playscript: Toufann / Dev Virahsawmy ; in an English version by Nisha and Michael Walling.
Series Title: African theatre (Woodbridge, Suffolk, England), 2.
Other Titles: Playwrights & politics
Playwrights and politics
Responsibility: editors, Martin Banham, James Gibbs & Femi Osofisan ; reviews editor, Jane Plastow.
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