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Molora : based on the Oresteia by Aeschylus

Author: Yaël Farber
Publisher: London : Oberon, 2008.
Series: Oberon modern plays.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this reworking of Aeschylus' Oresteia, Klytemnestra and Elektra face one another in a dramatic confrontation. Attempts to come to terms with their violent past echo testimonies delivered in Apartheid's wake throughout South Africa during the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Aeschylus' chorus is replaced by Xhosa tribeswomen, who bring grace and humanity through their ancient art of split tone singing."  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yaël Farber
ISBN: 9781840028553 1840028556
OCLC Number: 213453023
Description: 87 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Oberon modern plays.
Other Titles: Oresteia trilogy.
Responsibility: Yael Farber.

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Yael Farber uses the Oresteia trilogy as a metaphor through which to revisit the horrors endured by the black majority at the hands of the white minority. But unlike the original, Farber breaks the  Read more...

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