New PDF release: African Theatre in Performance: A Festschrift in Honour of

By Dele Layiwola

ISBN-10: 905755108X

ISBN-13: 9789057551086

during this vigorous and sundry tribute to Martin Banham, Layiwola has assembled severe commentaries and performs which concentration totally on Nigerian theatre - either conventional and modern.
Dele Layiwola, Dapo Adelugba and Sonny Oti hint the beginnings of the college of Drama in 1960, on the college of Ibadan, Nigeria, the place Martin Banham performed a key and influential position within the development of thriving Nigerian theatre repetoire and simulaneously encouraging the production of a brand new theatre in accordance with conventional Nigerian theatre forms.
This comparative method is taken up in Dele Layiwola's examine of formality and drama within the context of assorted traditions all over the world, whereas Oyin Ogunba provides a lucid photograph of the advanced use of theatre area in Yoruba ritual dramadar
Harsh daily realitites, either actual and political, are graphically verified via Robert McClaren (Zimbabwe) and Oga Steve Abah (Nigeria) who either convey striking and alarming hyperlinks among severe genuine reports and theatre construction and function.
The texts of the 2 performs - When Criminals flip Judges by way of Ola Rotimi, The Hand that Feeds the King by Wale Ogunyemi, are by way of Austin O. Asagba's research of oral culture and textual content in performs by way of Osofisan and Agbeyegbe, and Frances Harding's examine on strength, language, and imagery in Wole Soyinka's plays.

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