Post-Colonial English Drama: Commonwealth Drama since 1960

Post-Colonial English Drama: Commonwealth Drama since 1960

by Bruce King (Editor)

Paperback(1st ed. 1992)

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Post-Colonial English Drama is the first critical survey of contemporary Commonwealth drama. Besides essays on such individual dramatists as Wole Soyinka, Derek Walcott, David Williamson, Louis Nowra, Athol Fugard, George Walker, Sharon Pollock and Judith Thompson there are surveys of the dramatic literature and developments in the theatre in Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa, Papua New Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, Jamaica and Trinidad. Canadian woman dramatists and the new radical South African theatre are also among the topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349224388
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 02/12/1993
Edition description: 1st ed. 1992
Pages: 275
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributors - Introduction; B.King - Australia; M.Williams - David Williamson; D.Carroll - Louis Nowra; V.Kelly - Canada; E.Benson - George F. Walker; C.Johnson - Women Dramatists: Sharon Pollock and Judith Thompson; D.Bessai - India; K.Smith - New Zealand; S.Black - Athol Fugard; B.Crow - The New South African Theatre: Beyond Fugard; A.Fuchs - Papua New Guinea and Fuji; R.Stella - Ghana and Nigeria; E.Saint Andre Utudjian - Wole Soyinka; T.Whitaker - Jamaica and Trinidad; P.M.Frickey - Derek Walcott; R.Juneja - Index

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