Volume 30, Number 4, Winter 1999

Table of Contents

From: Research in African Literatures

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Special Issue: Drama and Performance

Guest Editor: John Conteh-Morgan and Tejumola Olaniyan

Introduction: Drama and Performance

pp. 1-5
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Notes on Contributors

pp. 233-234
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Index to Volume 30

pp. 235-238
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Guidelines for Submissions

pp. 239-240
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Articles

From Ghetto to Garrison: A Chronic Case of Orisunitis

pp. 6-23
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Theater and Anthropology, Theatricality and Culture

pp. 24-31

Soyinka, Euripides, and the Anxiety of Empire

pp. 32-55

Revolution and Recidivism: The Problem of Kenyan History in the Plays of Ngugi wa Thiongio

pp. 56-73
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Femi Osofisan: The Form of Uncommon Sense

pp. 74-91

Yoruba Gods on the American Stage: August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone

pp. 92-105
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Theater for Development and TV Nation: Notes on an Educational Soap Opera in South Africa

pp. 106-126

Bin Kadi-So and Dramatic Innovation

pp. 127-134
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Gestural Interpretation of the Occult in the Bin Kadi-So Adaptation of Macbeth

pp. 135-143
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The Turner-Schechner Model of Performance as Social Drama: A Re-Examination in the Light of Anlo-Ewe Halo

pp. 144-155
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Modernity's Trickster: "Dipping" and "Throwing" in Congolese Popular Dance Music

pp. 156-175
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Theatricality and Social Mimodrama

pp. 176-185
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Dimensions of Theatricality in Africa

pp. 186-201

Book Reviews

Post-Colonial Drama: Theory, Practice, Politics (review)

pp. 202-205
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An Introduction to Post-Colonial Theatre (review)

pp. 205-207
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Imperialism and Theatre: Essays on World Drama and Performance, and: The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre, vol. 3 (Africa) (review)

pp. 208-212
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Theatre and Society in South Africa: Reflections in a Fractured Mirror, and: Decolonizing the Stage: Theatrical Syncretism and Post-Colonial Drama (review)

pp. 212-215
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West African Popular Theatre (review)

pp. 215-218
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African Theatre and Politics: The Evolution of Theatre in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zimbabwe--A Comparative Study (review)

pp. 218-219
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Theatre Matters: Performance and Culture on the World Stage (review)

pp. 219-220
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New Theatre in Francophone and Anglophone Africa, and: Politics and Performance: Theatre, Poetry and Song in Southern Africa (review)

pp. 220-221
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Nigerian Theatre in English: A Critical Bibliography (review)

pp. 222-223
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Ancient Songs Set Ablaze: The Theatre of Femi Osofisan (review)

pp. 223-226
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Ebrahim Hussein: Theatre swahili et nationalisme tanzanien (review)

pp. 226-227
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Art, Society, and Performance: Igede Praise Poetry (review)

pp. 227-228
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Le panegyrique mbiimbi: Etude d'un genre litteraire oral yaka (review)

pp. 228-230
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African Music: A Pan-African Annotated Bibliography (review)

pp. 230-231
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Announcements

p. 232
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