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West African Popular Theatre

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by Karin Barber & John Collins & Alain Ricard
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West African Popular Theatre by Karin Barber & John Collins & Alain Ricard

"... a ground-breaking contribution to the field of African literature... " -Research in African Literatures

"Anyone with the slightest interest in West African cultures, performance or theatre should immediately rush out and buy this book." -Leeds African Studies Bulletin

"A seminal contribution to the fields of performance studies, cultural studies, and popular culture. " -Margaret Drewal

"A fine book. The play texts are treasures." -Richard Bauman

African popular culture is an arena where the tensions and transformations of colonial and post-colonial society are played out, offering us a glimpse of the view from below in Africa. This book offers a comparative overview of the history, social context, and style of three major West African popular theatre genres: the concert party of Ghana, the concert party of Togo, and the traveling popular theatre of western Nigeria.

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Ebook Details
Pages: 312
Size: 2.5 MB
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Date published:   1997
ISBN: 9780253028075 (DRM-EPUB)
2370007712113 (DRM-PDF)

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