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African Theatre: Woman

African Theatre: Woman

  • R 18000

This third volume in the annual African Theatre series focuses exclusively on women in theatre and performance in Africa. Topics include the role of female goddesses in Egyptian theatre; early urban women performers in Asmara, Eritrea; an interview with Ghanaian concert party actress Adeline Ama Buabeng; and women's theatre and performance in Algeria, Kenya, Uganda, and Nigeria. African Theatre: Women features the work of Tess Onwueme and the complete script of Glass House by South African playwright Fatima Dike. Book reviews and notices about recent conferences, prizes, and events enhance this annual publication and make it an invaluable resource for understanding the vital and creative energy of women in African theatre today.

Authors Martin Banham, James Gibbs, Femi Osofisan
ISBN 0253341264, 9780253341266
Format Paperback
Pages 178p.

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