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Theatre and postcolonial desires

Author: Awam Amkpa
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
Series: Routledge advances in theatre and performance studies, 1.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the themes of colonial encounters and postcolonial contests over identity, power and culture through the prism of theatre.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Amkpa, Awam, 1959-
Theatre and postcolonial desires.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2004
(DLC) 2003046982
(OCoLC)52268759
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Awam Amkpa
ISBN: 0203495764 9780203495766 9780415312875 0415312876
OCLC Number: 56340755
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 206 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Foreword by Ngg wa Thiong'o; Acknowledgments; Introduction: from colonial modernity to postcolonial desires: oppositional theatre in Nigeria and England; Nigeria; Wole Soyinka: theatre, mythology, and political activism; Femi Osofisan: theatre, nation, and the revolutionary ideal; Tess Onwueme: theatre, gender, and power; The Yoruba Traveling Theatres: popular theatre and desires for postcolonial subjectivity; Theatre, democracy, and community development: Ahmadu Bello University and the Nigerian Popular Theatre Alliance; England.
Series Title: Routledge advances in theatre and performance studies, 1.
Responsibility: Awam Amkpa.
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