Theatre as Witness
Three Testimonial Plays from South Africa by Yael Farber
By (author) Yael Farber
Theatre as Witness by Yael Farber
Book DescriptionThese are three testimonial plays from South Africa by the hugely influential and highly acclaimed young playwright Yael Farber. Uniquely, this collection of testimonial plays is based on the lives of the original black South African performers. It includes: "A Woman in Waiting," "Amajuba: Like Doves We Rise," and "He Left Quietly."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781840028201
(210mm x 130mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Oberon Books Ltd
Publisher: Oberon Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Yael Farber
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The visceral struggles of South Africa are laid bare in this haunting, violent, intimate and epic retelling of "Miss Julie."
Molora, Paperback (April 2008)» View all books by Yael Farber
Yael Farber uses the Oresteia trilogy as a metaphor through which to revisit the horrors endured by the black majority at the hands of the white minority. But unlike the original, Farber breaks the cycle of violence, reflecting South Africa's own transformation in the 1990s.
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