This book explores how South Africa is negotiating its past in and through various modes of performance in contemporary theatre, public events and memorial spaces. It analyses the Truth and Reconciliation Commission as a live event, as an archive, and in various theatrical engagements with it, asking throughout how the TRC has affected the definition of identity and memory in contemporary South Africa, including disavowed memories. Hutchison then considers how the SA-Mali Timbuktu Manuscript Project and the 2010 South ...

South African Performance and Archives of Memory 2016, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9781784993665

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South African Performance and Archives of Memory 2013, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719083730

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