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An Introduction to Post-Colonial Theatre (Cambridge Studies in Modern Theatre)

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In this book Brian Crow and Chris Banfield provide an introduction to post-colonial theater by concentrating on the work of major dramatists from the third world and subordinated cultures in the first world. Crow and Banfield consider the plays of such writers as Wole Soyinka and Athol Fugard and his collaborators, Derek Walcott, August Wilson and Jack Davis, and Badal Sircar and Girish Karnad. Each chapter contains an informative list of primary source material and further reading about the dramatists. The book will be of interest to students and scholars of theater and cultural history.

Synopsis:

This book provides an introduction to post-colonial theatre by concentrating on the work of major dramatists from the third world and subordinated cultures in the first world.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; 1. Derek Walcott and a Caribbean theatre of revelation; 2. August Wilson's theatre of the blues; 3. Jack Davis and the drama of Aboriginal history; 4. Wole Soyinka and the Nigerian theatre of ritual vision; 5. Athol Fugard and the South African 'workshop' play; 6. Badal Sircar's third theatre of Calcutta; 7. Girish Karnad and an Indian theatre of roots; Conclusion.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521495295
Other:
Crow, Brian
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Bradby, David
Author:
Crow, Brian
Author:
Banfield, Chris
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Theater - General
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Theater - History & Criticism
Subject:
Literature and society
Subject:
Imperialism
Subject:
Oppression (psychology)
Subject:
Drama -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Literature and society -- Developing countries.
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Modern Theatre
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
204
Dimensions:
9.23x5.98x.68 in. .90 lbs.

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