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Author: Mustapha Matura
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015. ©2015
Series: Methuen modern plays.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1950s. Port of Spain. Samuel, a young tailor's assistance, dreams of Trinidad's independence. On the eve of carnival, everyone fills the streets, dressed up to play mas. This annual celebration turns to tragedy and spurs Samuel on to make a decision that will change the political landscape of the future of this vibrant, volatile island.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mustapha Matura
ISBN: 1474251471 9781474251471
OCLC Number: 905955433
Notes: "Evening Standard Award -winner, 1974"--Cover.
"First published by Methuen London Limited in 1982. This edition with changes to the script and a new cover published 2015"--Title page verso.
Includes cast list for the 16 July 1974 Royal Court Theatre, London production and for the 11 March 2015 Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond revised version.
"First presented at the Royal Court Theatre, London, on 16 July 1974."
Description: 82 pages ; 20 cm
Series Title: Methuen modern plays.
Responsibility: Mustapha Matura.

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Mustapha Matura's sharp-edged satire. . . . Matura's play not only offers a potted guide to Trinidadian ethnicity, economics and politics, but also a potent metaphor for the post-colonial process. It Read more...

 
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