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New Francophone African and Caribbean theatres

Title
New Francophone African and Caribbean theatres / John Conteh-Morgan with Dominic Thomas.
Author
Conteh-Morgan, John.
Publication
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2010.

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Additional Authors
Thomas, Dominic Richard David.
Description
xviii, 208 p.; 24 cm.
Series Statement
African expressive cultures
Uniform Title
African expressive cultures.
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-194) and index.
Contents
Introduction : instrumentalizing performance and the Francophone postcolonial performative -- Cultural trauma and ritual re-membering : Werewere Liking's Les mains veulent dire -- The dramatist as epic performer : Eugène Dervain's Saran, ou la reine scélérate -- The power and the pleasures of dramatized narrative : Bernard Zadi Zaourou's La guerre des femmes -- Theatre as writing and voice : Patrick Chamoiseau's Manman dlo contre la fée carabosse -- Tradition instrumentalized : Elie Stephenson's O mayouri -- Militariat grotesqueries and tragic lament : Tchicaya u Tam'si's Le destin glorieux du maréchal nnikon nniku, prince qu'on sort and le bal de ndinga -- From the grotesque to the fantastic : Sony Labou Tansi's Qui a mangé Madame d'Avoine Bergotha? -- Exile and the failure of the nation; or, diasporic subjectivity from below : Simone Schwarz-Bart's Ton beau capitaine -- Conclusion : Francophone theatres in the age of globalization.
Call Number
Sc E 11-282
ISBN
  • 9780253355133 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0253355133 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780253222268 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0253222265 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2010000638
OCLC
464581586
Author
Conteh-Morgan, John.
Title
New Francophone African and Caribbean theatres / John Conteh-Morgan with Dominic Thomas.
Imprint
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2010.
Series
African expressive cultures
African expressive cultures.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-194) and index.
Added Author
Thomas, Dominic Richard David.
Research Call Number
Sc E 11-282
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