The Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre (Hardcover)

By 

Martin Banham

  (Editor),

Errol Hill

  (Editor),

Bertrand Piccard

  (Editor)

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The Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre draws on the highly regarded Cambridge Guide to World Theatre (1989), and updates and refocuses material to offer a specific view of traditional and contemporary theater activity in English-, French-, and Portugese-speaking Africa, and the Hispanic and English-speaking Caribbean. This volume traces the ancient and complex roots of African theater--still evident in community festivals and religious rituals--through the centuries of colonial domination, to the African diaspora and its manifestation in Caribbean theater. National essays are followed by alphabetically arranged entries on the major figures in the theatrical arts of that country. Theater buffs and those concerned with African and Caribbean heritage will find much to interest them in this authoritative reference work.

About the Author :

Martin Banham has contributed to The Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre as an editor. Banham is Emeritus Professor of Drama and Theatre studies at the University of Leeds.

Bertrand Piccard has contributed to The Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre as an editor. Piccard, a medical doctor and psychiatrist, is a free-flight pioneer. His grandfather August Piccard was the frist man to reach the stratosphere in a balloon; his father, Jacques Piccard, set the record for the deepest submarine dive.

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Title: The Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Author: Martin Banham, Errol Hill, Bertrand Piccard
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN:

0521411394

EAN:

9780521411394

No. of Pages: 259
Publish Date: 1994-11-30
Binding: Hardcover
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