The Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre

The Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre

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The Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre is an exploration of the rich diversity of theatrical traditions in sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean. Beautifully illustrated throughout, the book traces the ancient and complex roots of African theatre - still evident in community festivals and religious rituals - through the centuries of colonial domination, to the African diaspora and its manifestation in Caribbean theatre. Drawing upon the parent Cambridge Guide to Theatre, material is updated and refocused to offer a specific view of traditional and contemporary theatre activity in over 40 countries. National essays are followed by alphabetically arranged entries on the major figures in the theatrical arts of that country, whilst additional entries concentrate on specific aspects of theatre, from rituals and festivals to theatre companies and language.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1994
ISBN: 9780521411394
0521411394
Branch Call Number: 792.096 CAMBRID 1994
Characteristics: vii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Alternative Title: African & Caribbean theatre

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