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

Contributor(s): Banham, Martin | Gibbs, James | Osofisan, Femi.
Material type: TextTextSeries: African theatre (Woodbridge, Suffolk, England): 3.Publisher: Oxford : Bloomington : J. Currey ; Indiana University Press, 2002Description: xiii, 178 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0253341264 (Indiana : cloth : alk. paper); 0253215390 (Indiana : paper : alk. paper).Other title: Women.Subject(s): Theater -- Africa -- History -- 20th century | African drama -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Women in the theater -- Africa | Women and literature -- AfricaDDC classification: 792/.028/096 Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
"I will not cry" : women's theatre in the Algerian diaspora / Laura Chakravarty Box -- Challenging the master : resisting "male" virtues of the ancient Egyptian goddess Isis in the theatre of Taufik al / Dina Amin -- Of Suwa houses & singing contests : early urban women performers in Asmara, Eritrea / Christine Matzke -- Contextualizing women's theatre in Kenya : Alakie Ainyi Mboya's Otongolia & Ari Katini Mwachofi's Mama ee / Mike Kuria -- Portraits of women in contemporary Ugandan theatre / Mercy Mirembe Ntangaare -- Drama in her life : the story of Adeline Ama Buabeng / Esi Sutherland-Addy with Ama Buabeng -- Visibility, eloquence & silence : women & theatre for development in Ghana / Esi Dogbe -- Contemporary Nigerian theatre : the plays of Stella Oyedepo / Chris Dunton -- Who can silence her drums : an analysis of the plays of Tess Onwneme / Omofolabo Ajayi -- Noticeboard / James Gibbs -- Glass house / Fatima Dike ; with an introduction by Marcia Blumberg -- Book reviews.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"I will not cry" : women's theatre in the Algerian diaspora / Laura Chakravarty Box -- Challenging the master : resisting "male" virtues of the ancient Egyptian goddess Isis in the theatre of Taufik al / Dina Amin -- Of Suwa houses & singing contests : early urban women performers in Asmara, Eritrea / Christine Matzke -- Contextualizing women's theatre in Kenya : Alakie Ainyi Mboya's Otongolia & Ari Katini Mwachofi's Mama ee / Mike Kuria -- Portraits of women in contemporary Ugandan theatre / Mercy Mirembe Ntangaare -- Drama in her life : the story of Adeline Ama Buabeng / Esi Sutherland-Addy with Ama Buabeng -- Visibility, eloquence & silence : women & theatre for development in Ghana / Esi Dogbe -- Contemporary Nigerian theatre : the plays of Stella Oyedepo / Chris Dunton -- Who can silence her drums : an analysis of the plays of Tess Onwneme / Omofolabo Ajayi -- Noticeboard / James Gibbs -- Glass house / Fatima Dike ; with an introduction by Marcia Blumberg -- Book reviews.

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