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African Drama and Performance

edited by John Conteh-Morgan and Tejumola Olaniyan
Format
Book
Published
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2004.
Language
English
Series
African Expressive Cultures
ISBN
0253344395 (cloth : alk. paper), 0253217016 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Table of contents
Contents
  • King Baabu and the Renaissance vision / Wole Soyinka
  • Dimensions of theatricality in Africa / Joachim Fiebach
  • Theatre and anthropology, theatricality, and culture / Johannes Fabian
  • Pre-texts and intermedia: African theatre and the question of history / Ato Quayson
  • Soyinka, Euripides, and the anxiety of empire / Isidore Okpewho
  • Antigone in the "land of the incorruptible": Sylvain Bemba's Noces posthumes pour santigone (black wedding candles for blessed-Antigone) / John Conteh-Morgan
  • Gestural interpretation of the occult in the Bin Kadi-so adaptation of Macbeth / Marie-José Hourantier
  • Yoruba gods on the American stage: August Wilson's Joe Turner's come and gone / Sandra L. Richards
  • Femi Osofisan: the form of uncommon sense / Tejumola Olaniyan
  • Revolution and recidivism: the problem of Kenyan history in the plays of Ngugi wa Thiong'o / Nicholas Brown
  • The politics and theatre of Sony Labou Tansi / Dominic Thomas
  • Theatre for development and TV nation: notes on educational soap opera in South Africa / Loren Kruger
  • Literacy, improvisation, and the virtual script in Yoruba popular theatre / Karin Barber
  • "How they see it": the politics and aesthetics of Nigeria video films / Akin Adesokan
  • Modernity's trickster: "dipping" and "throwing" in congolese popular dance music / Bob W. White
  • Theatres of truth, acts of reconciliation: the TRC in South Africa / Catherine Cole
  • The Turner-Schechner model of performance as social drama: a reexamination in light of Anlo-Ewe Haló / Daniel Avorgbedor
  • Theatricality and social mimodrama pius / Ngandu Nkashama.
Description
vi, 274 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • "A Research in African Literatures Book."
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-268) and index.
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