In a mountain village in Lesotho, the beautiful Dikosha lives for, setting herself apart from her fellow villagers. Her brother, Radisene, struggles amid political upheaval to find a life for himself. As the years pass, Radisene's fortunes rise and fall in the city, while Dikosha remains in the village, never leaving and never aging.
In a remote mountain village in Lesotho, the beautiful Dikosha lives for dancing and for song, setting herself apart from her fellow villagers. Her twin brother, Radisene, works in the lowland capital of Maseru, struggling amid political upheaval to find a life for himself away from the hills. As the years pass, Radisene's fortunes rise and fall in the city, while Dikosha remains in the village, never leaving and never aging. And through it all, the community watches, comments, and passes judgment.
About the Author :
Zakes Mda has contributed to She Plays with the Darkness as an author.
About the Author:
Zakes Mda is Visiting Professor in the School of Dramatic Art at the University of Witwatersrand. He was previously Visiting Professor at the University of Vermont and Full Professor at the University of Lesotho. He held a research fellowship at Yale, was the winner of a Fulbright-Hayes fellowship,
and was Amstel Playwright of the Year in 1979. His books include She Plays with Darkness, When People Play People, Four Works, and We Shall Sing for the Fatherland and Other Plays.
|Title:||She Plays with the Darkness||Publisher:||Picador USA|
|No. of Pages:||224|
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