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The dramatic art of Athol Fugard : from South Africa to the world

Author: Albert Wertheim
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2000.
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Exploring the ideas and dramaturgy of Fugard's work, this study makes clear how Fugard uses the era of apartheid and its aftermath to reach audiences not merely in South Africa but also those far  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wertheim, Albert.
Dramatic art of Athol Fugard.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606490696
Named Person: Athol Fugard; Athol Fugard; Athol Fugard; Athol Fugard
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Wertheim
ISBN: 0253338239 9780253338235 0253215048 9780253215048
OCLC Number: 43894490
Description: xv, 273 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Early Work and Early Themes --
2. Port Elizabeth Plays: The Voice with Which We Speak from the Heart --
3. "Acting" against Apartheid --
4. Dimetos: Fugard's First Problem Play --
5. Drama as Teaching and Learning: Trauerspiel, Tragedy, Hope, and Race --
6. Other Problem Plays --
7. Writing to Right: Scripting Apartheid's Demise --
8. Where Do We, Where Do I, Go from Here? Performing a New South Africa.
Responsibility: Albert Wertheim.

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Wertheim (Indiana Univ.) identifies South African playwright Athol Fugard as arguably the most distinguished living English language playwright. Some of Fugard's best known plays include The Blood Read more...

 
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