Postcolonial Theatres

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Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Subjects:

  • Women"s studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Social Science / Gender Studies
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages160
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Open LibraryOL10193983M
ISBN 100230007600
ISBN 109780230007604

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Postcolonial theater is drama that focuses on issues surrounding oppressed peoples. A major current of mid- to late twentieth century history was the decolonization of. Postcolonial Theatres book book has been cited by the following publications.

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In this book Brian Crow and Chris Banfield provide an introduction to post-colonial theatre by concentrating on the work of major dramatists from the Third World and subordinated cultures in the first world. Crow and Banfield consider the plays of such writers as Wole Soyinka and Athol Fugard and his collaborators from Africa; Derek Walcott from the West Indies; August Wilson.

Devoting an issue to postcolonial theatres arises from the need to examine the meanings of theatre for women, and their motivations for enacting stories that are informed by colonial histories, nationalist ideologies and postcolonial migrations. Postcolonial fiction writers deal with the traditional colonial discourse, either by modifying or by subverting it, or both.

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candidate writing the examination and B) a series ofreadings divided byFile Size: KB. Download book PDF. Download book EPUB. Chapters Table of contents (14 chapters) Greek and Roman theatres, Asian dance-dramas and puppetry, medieval European performances, global indigenous rituals, early modern to postmodern Euro-American developments, worldwide postcolonial theatres, and the hyper-theatricality of today's mass and social.

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Postcolonialism itself is not a fixed condition nor is it specific to any time or place; therefore the editors have successfully compiled a range of [ ]Author: Kate Balsley. Rabbit-Proof Fence is very much about the direct effects of colonialists forcing their lifestyles on indigenous populations, but the film does not delve deep into the wider impact of A.

O. Neville’s at and Rabbit-Proof Fence are historical dramas which provide an understanding of the basis of racial injustices in the present day. However, the “bigger picture” of colonialism Author: Ellena Zellhuber-Mcmillan.postcolonial theatres (in Africa, the Caribbean, and Australia, for example) are predomi-nantly Europhone/ Anglophone.

In Indian theatre studies, the scholar has to bridge the gap between her own language/ s and the language/ s of the primary works in question and function as a virtual ethnographer, interpreting unfamiliar cultural phenomena for a.Theatres of Independence is the first comprehensive study of drama, theatre, and urban performance in post-independence India.

Combining theatre history with theoretical analysis and literary interpretation, Aparna Dharwadker examines the unprecedented conditions for writing and performance that the experience of new nationhood created in a dozen major Indian .