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The Resource The performance arts in Africa : a reader, edited by Frances Harding

The performance arts in Africa : a reader, edited by Frances Harding

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The performance arts in Africa : a reader
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The performance arts in Africa
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a reader
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edited by Frances Harding
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eng
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2979
LC item number
.H37 2002
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non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The performance arts in Africa : a reader, edited by Frances Harding
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The dramatic limits of Igbo ritual / M.J.C. Echeruo -- Myth, ritual and drama in Igboland / Ossie Enekwe -- What's in a mask / John Picton -- Acting Africa / Loren Kruger -- National erotica : the politics of 'traditional' dance in Tanzania / Laura Edmondson -- Individualism and community in the theatre of Serumaga / Andrew Horn -- The gods as guests : an aspect of Kalabari religious life / Robin Horton -- Masking in Mende Sande society initiation rituals / Ruth B. Phillips -- Gyinna-Gyinna : making the djinn manifest / René A. Bravmann -- Creativity, participation and change in Theatre for Development practice / Oga S. Abah -- Playing the puppets : innovation and rivalry in Bamana youth theatre of Mali / Mary Jo Arnoldi -- Storytelling theatre in Sierra Leone : the example of Lele Gbomba / Julius S. Spencer -- The language of anglophone Cameroon drama / Asheri Kilo -- Congolese playwrights as cultural revisionists / Emmanuel Yewah -- Purity and pollution in Freetown masked performance / John Nunley -- Comic opera in Ghana / E.J. Collins -- Folklore and tradition in the drama of Cliff Lubwa p'Chong / Sam Kasule -- Horrific comedy : cultural resistance and the Hauka movement in Niger / Paul Stoller -- South African theatre in an era of reconciliation / Zakes Mda -- Masks and secrecy among the Chewa / Kenji Yoshida -- Tourism and social change among the Dogon / Paul J. Lane -- Theatre and social issues in Malawi : performers, audiences, aesthetics / David Kerr -- Fathers and sons : politics and myth in recent Zambian drama / Stewart Crehan -- The art of festival in Ghana / Herbert M. Cole
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24 cm.
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Extent
xiv, 364 p.
Isbn
9780415261975
Lccn
2002024913
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