New Territories: Theatre, Drama, and Performance in Post-apartheid South Africa

Greg Homann (Editor) Marc Maufort (Editor)
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Description

South African theatre, drama, and performance is a vibrant and rapidly developing area of contemporary theatre studies. In this critical anthology of essays and interviews, some of the world's most respected scholars and practitioners writing and working in the area of South African theatre today share their detailed examinations and insights on the complex and contradictory context of post-apartheid society. Loosely grouped into the categories of Theatre, Drama, and Performance, the essays collected here offer a sampling of work being staged, produced, and written in the country today. The contributors document, contrast, and analyse significant case studies, representing examples from site-specific performance to new South African plays, from traditional indigenous performance practice to the reimagining of Western classics. The anthology takes the year of South Africa's first democratic election, 1994, as its departure point and includes a broad range of topics that capture the current paradigm.

Product Details

Price
£39.95
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Publish Date
29 April 2015
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9782875742537
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