Performance and Politics in Tanzania: The Nation on Stage

Performance and Politics in Tanzania: The Nation on Stage

by Laura Edmondson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0253349052

ISBN-13: 9780253349057

Pub. Date: 06/28/2007

Publisher: Indiana University Press


Explores popular theatre as insight into national social and political values

Overview


Explores popular theatre as insight into national social and political values

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253349057
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Series:
African Expressive Cultures Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, ix,
Introduction: Acts of Complicity: Meanings, Methods, and Maps, 1,
Part 1. Imagining the Nation, 15,
ONE Performing, Transforming, and Reforming Tanzania: A Historical Tale, 17,
TWO Alternative Nations: Locating Tradition, Morality, and Power, 40,
Part 2. Sexing the Nation, 63,
THREE National Erotica: The Politics of Ngoma, 65,
FOUR Popular Drama and the Mapping of Home, 85,
Part 3. Contesting the Nation, 107,
FIVE Culture Wars: TOT versus Muungano, 109,
SIX A Victor Declared: Popular Performance in the New Millennium, 129,
GLOSSARY OF SWAHILI TERMS, 141,
NOTES, 143,
LIST OF REFERENCES, 159,
INDEX, 169,

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