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African theatre. Playwrights & politics / editors, Martin Banham, James Gibbs & Femi Osofisan ; reviews editor, Jane Plastow.

Contributor(s): Banham, Martin | Gibbs, James | Osofisan, Femi.
Material type: TextTextSeries: African theatre (Woodbridge, Suffolk, England): 2.Publisher: Oxford : Bloomington : J. Currey ; Indiana University Press, 2001Description: xxi, 291 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0253339596 (alk. paper); 0253214580 (pbk. : alk. paper).Other title: Playwrights & politics | Playwrights and politics.Subject(s): African drama -- History and criticism | Theater -- Africa -- History -- 20th century | Politics and literature -- Africa -- History -- 20th century | Politics in literatureDDC classification: 809.2/0096 Online resources: Table of Contents
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Articles -- From a playwright's notebook -- KHALID AL MUBARAK MUSTAFA -- Bole Butake's strategies as a political playwright -- 'I'm not going to say things in a blunt manner, -- simply because I want to be politically committed.' -- ECKHARD BREITINGER -- Ife convocation plays as politics -- An examination of some past productions -- FOLUKE OGUNLEYE -- The plays ofFemi Osofisan -- Politics of aesthetics -- SAM UKALA -- Once Upon Four Robbers -- Continuing the intercultural debate -- VICTOR UKAEGBU -- Once Upon Four Robbers -- A review -- AWO ASIEDU -- Two Ghanaian Playwrights -- Joe de Graft & Mohammed Ben-Abdallah -- Joe de Graft & the Ghana cultural revival -- OBI MADUAKOR -- Joe de Graft: theatrical prophet with strange honours -- A response to a profile by Kofi Agovi -- JAMES GIBBS -- Mohammed Ben-Abdallah at fifty -- ANTHONY A. AIDOO & JAMES GIBBS -- Land of a Million Magicians -- JAMES GIBBS -- Interview with Mohammed Ben-Abdallah -- AWO ASIEDU -- Language & Politics -- Island Plays -- Interviews with Dev Virahsawmy & Michael Walling -- Staging Shakespeare across borders -- JANE WILKINSON -- 'Translating' The Tempest -- Dev Virahsawmy's Toufann, cultural creolization -- & the rise of Mauritian creole -- SHAWKAT M. TOORAWA -- Aim6 Cesaire's Une tempete -- A British premiere at the Gate Theatre -- PHILIP CRISIN -- Ubu in Reunion -- The Rise & fall of the Theatre Vollard -- PETER HAWKINS -- 11 -- Puppets & Politics -- Horse & Bamboo Productions -- with linking comments by MARTIN BANHAM -- Harvest of Ghosts -- The story of a collaboration -- SAM UKALA -- with LOZ KAYE, VICTORIA LEE & -- 'FUNMI ADEWOLE -- Follow up -- Theatre in Development -- Making Sense Project -- Promoting entrepreneurship by theatre & radio in -- Southern Africa -- NICHOLAS MUKARONDA -- Noticeboard -- JAMES GIBBS -- Playscript -- Toufann -- DEV VIRAHSAWMY -- in an English version by NISHA & MICHAEL WALLING -- Theatre Reviews -- Book Reviews -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: Articles -- From a playwright's notebook -- KHALID AL MUBARAK MUSTAFA -- Bole Butake's strategies as a political playwright -- 'I'm not going to say things in a blunt manner, -- simply because I want to be politically committed.' -- ECKHARD BREITINGER -- Ife convocation plays as politics -- An examination of some past productions -- FOLUKE OGUNLEYE -- The plays ofFemi Osofisan -- Politics of aesthetics -- SAM UKALA -- Once Upon Four Robbers -- Continuing the intercultural debate -- VICTOR UKAEGBU -- Once Upon Four Robbers -- A review -- AWO ASIEDU -- Two Ghanaian Playwrights -- Joe de Graft & Mohammed Ben-Abdallah -- Joe de Graft & the Ghana cultural revival -- OBI MADUAKOR -- Joe de Graft: theatrical prophet with strange honours -- A response to a profile by Kofi Agovi -- JAMES GIBBS -- Mohammed Ben-Abdallah at fifty -- ANTHONY A. AIDOO & JAMES GIBBS -- Land of a Million Magicians -- JAMES GIBBS -- Interview with Mohammed Ben-Abdallah -- AWO ASIEDU -- Language & Politics -- Island Plays -- Interviews with Dev Virahsawmy & Michael Walling -- Staging Shakespeare across borders -- JANE WILKINSON -- 'Translating' The Tempest -- Dev Virahsawmy's Toufann, cultural creolization -- & the rise of Mauritian creole -- SHAWKAT M. TOORAWA -- Aim6 Cesaire's Une tempete -- A British premiere at the Gate Theatre -- PHILIP CRISIN -- Ubu in Reunion -- The Rise & fall of the Theatre Vollard -- PETER HAWKINS -- 11 -- Puppets & Politics -- Horse & Bamboo Productions -- with linking comments by MARTIN BANHAM -- Harvest of Ghosts -- The story of a collaboration -- SAM UKALA -- with LOZ KAYE, VICTORIA LEE & -- 'FUNMI ADEWOLE -- Follow up -- Theatre in Development -- Making Sense Project -- Promoting entrepreneurship by theatre & radio in -- Southern Africa -- NICHOLAS MUKARONDA -- Noticeboard -- JAMES GIBBS -- Playscript -- Toufann -- DEV VIRAHSAWMY -- in an English version by NISHA & MICHAEL WALLING -- Theatre Reviews -- Book Reviews -- Index.

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