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The Athenian Sun in an African Sky

Un libro in lingua di Wetmore Kevin J. edito da McFarland Publishing, 2001

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The use of Greek tragedy as a model by African theater artists has been a growing trend since the early 1960s. In this study, Wetmore (theater, Denison U.) considers how modern African playwrights have adapted classical Greek tragedy. Wetmore begins with a discussion of the cultural similarities between ancient Athens and colonial Africa. Later chapters examine plays such as Efua Sutherland's Edufa, Orestes and Sylvain Bemba's Black Wedding Candles for Blessed Antigone . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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