Syncretic Arenas: Essays on Postcolonial African Drama and Theatre for Esiaba Irobi

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This collection in part examines the legacy of the consummate Nigerian stage artist and scholar, Esiaba Irobi (1960-2010). Poems, tributes, and studies celebrate Irobi's significance as actor, playwright, director, poet, and theatre theorist. Irobi's life, temper, times, and career are inextricably linked to the history, development, concerns, and uses of drama and theatre in Africa. The contributions highlight the evolution of autochthonous theatrical practices: the interaction between Western and indigenous African ...

Syncretic Arenas: Essays on Postcolonial African Drama and Theatre for Esiaba Irobi 2014, Editions Rodopi B.V., Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789042038981

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