Post-Colonial Drama

Post-Colonial Drama

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Post-Colonial Drama is the first full-length study to address the ways in which performance has been instrumental in resisting the continuing effects of imperialism. It brings to bear the latest theoretical approaches from post-colonial and performance studies to a range of plays from Australia, Africa, Canada, New Zealand, the Caribbean and other former colonial regions. Some of the major topics discussed in Post-Colonial Drama include: * the interactions of post-colonial and performance theories * the post-colonial re-stagings of language and history * the specific enactments of ritual and carnival * the theatrical citations of the post-colonial body Post-Colonial Drama combines a rich intersection of theoretical approaches with close attention to a wide range of performance texts.The Faces of Nigerian Theatre, Calabar, Nigeria: Centaur, 62a€“6. ... a€”a€”(1981a) a#39; Nigerian theatre and drama: a critical perspectivea#39;, in Y.Ogunbiyi (ed.) Drama and Theatre in Nigeria: A Critical Source Book, Lagos: Nigeria Magazine, 3a€“53.

Title:Post-Colonial Drama
Author: Helen Gilbert, Joanne Tompkins
Publisher:Routledge - 2002-09-11

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