World Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Theatre: Volume 3: Africa by Ousmane DiakhateWorld Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Theatre: Volume 3: Africa by Ousmane Diakhate

World Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Theatre: Volume 3: Africa

EditorOusmane Diakhate, Hansel Ndumbe Eyoh, Don Rubin

Paperback | June 17, 2016

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Volume Three in this series carries on from the highly acclaimed volumes on Europe and on the Americas. Focusing on non-Arabic Africa, and with contributions from leading experts from the countries featured, the third volume of theWorld Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatreseries examines theatrical developments in Africa since 1945. Entries on thirty-two African countries are featured in this volume, preceded by specialist introductory essays on Anglophone Africa, Francophone Africa, History and Culture, Cosmology, Music, Dance, Theatre for Young Audiences and Puppetry. There are also special introductory general essays on African theatre written by Nobel Prize Laureate Wole Soyinka and the outstanding Congolese playwright, Sony Labou Tansi, before his untimely death in 1995. More up-to-date and more wide-ranging than any other publication, this is undoubtedly a major ground-breaking survey of contemporary African theatre.
Title:World Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Theatre: Volume 3: AfricaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:412 pages, 9.69 × 6.85 × 0.68 inPublished:June 17, 2016Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415867649

ISBN - 13:9780415867641

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Table of Contents

Introductory Essays
General -Wole Soyinka, Anglophone Africa -Hansel Ndumbe Eyoh, Francophone Africa -Ousmane Diakhate, History/Culture -Paul Zeleza, Music -Soulimane Kole, Dance -Werewere Liking, Theatre for Young Audiences -Wolfgang Wohlert, Puppetry -Henryk Jurkowski.