Theatre and Drama in Francophone Africa: A Critical Introduction

Theatre and Drama in Francophone Africa: A Critical Introduction

by John Conteh-Morgan
     
 

This study is entirely devoted to African literary drama in French, a major component of African theatre.See more details below

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This study is entirely devoted to African literary drama in French, a major component of African theatre.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521434539
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Intoduction; Part I. Theoretical and Historical Studies: 1. The traditional context of Francophone drama; 2. From oral performances to modern drama: on the growth and development of a genre; 3. Francophone drama: the thematic dimension; Part II. The Plays: 4. Aimé Césaire: La Tragédie du roi Christophe; Une Saison au Congo; 5. Bernard Dadié: Béatrice du Congo; Iles de Tempête; 6. Cheik Ndao: L'Exil d'Albouri; 7. Jean Pliya: Kondo le requin; 8. Tchicaya U'Tamsi: Le Zulu; 9. Guillaume Oyono-Mbia: Trois prétendants … un mari; 10. Senouvo Zinsou: On joue la comédie; 11. Zadi Zaourou: L'Œil; 12. Werewere Liking: La Puissance d'Um; Conclusion; References; Index.

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