The Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre
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Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre by Martin Banham
Book DescriptionThe Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre is an exploration of the rich diversity of theatrical traditions in sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean. Beautifully illustrated throughout, the book traces the ancient and complex roots of African theatre - still evident in community festivals and religious rituals - through the centuries of colonial domination, to the African diaspora and its manifestation in Caribbean theatre. Drawing upon the parent Cambridge Guide to Theatre, material is updated and refocused to offer a specific view of traditional and contemporary theatre activity in over 40 countries. National essays are followed by alphabetically arranged entries on the major figures in the theatrical arts of that country, whilst additional entries concentrate on specific aspects of theatre, from rituals and festivals to theatre companies and language.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521612074
(247mm x 174mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 20-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Martin Banham
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African Theatre 13: Ngugi wa Thiong'o and Wole Soyinka, Paperback (November 2014)
Directors and collaborators assess and comment on the production of plays by West Africa's Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka and East Africa's most influential author Ngugi wa Thiong'o.
History of Theatre in Africa, Paperback (December 2008)
This book aims to offer a broad history of theatre in Africa, covering the entire continent.
Contemporary African Plays, Paperback (January 1999)» View all books by Martin Banham
The plays included in this volume are: "Death and the King's Horseman" by Wole Soyinka; "Anowa" by Ama Ata Aidoo; "The Chattering and the Song" by Femo Osofisan; "The Rise and SHine of Comrade Fiasco" by Andrew Whalley; "Woza Albert!" by Percy Mtwa, et al; and "The Other War" by Alemseged Tesfai.
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