An Introduction to Post-Colonial Theatre

An Introduction to Post-Colonial Theatre

by Chris Banfield, Brian Crow

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Overview

An Introduction to Post-Colonial Theatre by Chris Banfield, Brian Crow

This text provides an introduction to post-colonial theater by concentrating on the work of major dramatists from the third world and subordinated cultures in the first world. Each chapter contains an informative list of primary source material and further reading about the dramatists.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521495295
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/28/2007
Series: Cambridge Studies in Modern Theatre Series
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Derek Walcott and a Caribbean theatre of revelation; 2. August Wilson's theatre of the blues; 3. Jack Davis and the drama of Aboriginal history; 4. Wole Soyinka and the Nigerian theatre of ritual vision; 5. Athol Fugard and the South African 'workshop' play; 6. Badal Sircar's third theatre of Calcutta; 7. Girish Karnad and an Indian theatre of roots; Conclusion; Further reading list; Index.

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