Yorùbá Performance, Theatre and Politics: Staging Resistance

Yorùbá Performance, Theatre and Politics: Staging Resistance

by Glenn Odom

Hardcover(1st ed. 2015)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137492784
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 06/24/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 162
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Glenn Odom is Senior Lecturer at the University of Roehampton, UK. His previous publications include articles in journals such as Comparative Drama, Comparative Literature, TDR (The Drama Review) and Studies in English Literature.

Table of Contents

1. Performance and Ìfægbôntáayé«e: Genre, Knowledge, and Politics

2. A Critique of Yorùbá Judgment: Individual Authority, Community Creation, and the Embodiment of À«÷
3. What Matter Who Dances: Self-fashioning, (non)Subjects, and the Nation
4. No Victor, no Vanquished, no Past: Ola Rotimi, Yakubu Gowon, Sani Abacha, and ' 'The End of Nigerian History ' '
5. Values beyond Ethics: From Stella Dia Oyedepo to Tess Onwueme
6. Conclusions: Civil Governance and the Politics of Yorùbá Theatre

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