Research in African Literatures

Research in African Literatures
Volume 30, Number 4, Winter 1999
Special Issue: Drama and Performance
Guest Editors: John Conteh-Morgan and Tejumola Olaniyan


Contents

Articles

    Brown, Nicholas.
  • Revolution and Recidivism: The Problem of Kenyan History in the Plays of Ngugi wa Thiong’o
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ngugi wa Thiong'o, 1938- -- Contributions in theater.
    • Theater -- Political aspects -- Kenya -- Kamirithu.
    Richards, Sandra L., 1946-
  • Yoruba Gods on the American Stage: August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wilson, August. Joe Turner's come and gone.
    • Gods, Yoruba, in literature.
    Kruger, Loren.
  • Theater for Development and TV Nation: Notes on an Educational Soap Opera in South Africa
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    Subject Headings:
    • Soap operas -- Social aspects -- South Africa.
    • Soul city (Television program)
    Hourantier, Marie José.
    Mitsch, R. H., tr.
  • Gestural Interpretation of the Occult in the Bin Kadi-So Adaptation of Macbeth
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    Subject Headings:
    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth.
    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Adaptations.
    • Theater -- Côte d'Ivoire.
    • Occultism in literature.
    Avorgbedor, Daniel Kodzo.
  • The Turner-Schechner Model of Performance as Social Drama: A Re-Examination in the Light of Anlo-Ewe Haló
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    Subject Headings:
    • Anlo (African people) -- Ghana -- Rites and ceremonies.
    • Performing arts -- Social aspects -- Ghana.
    White, Bob W.
  • Modernity's Trickster: "Dipping" and "Throwing" in Congolese Popular Dance Music
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dance music -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History and criticism.
    • Popular music -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History and criticism.
    • Tricksters -- Congo (Democratic Republic)

Book Reviews

    Chrisman, Laura.
  • Post-Colonial Drama: Theory, Practice, Politics (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gilbert, Helen, 1956- Post-colonial drama: theory, practice, politics.
    • Tompkins, Joanne, 1961-
    • English drama -- Foreign countries -- History and criticism.
    Conteh-Morgan, John.
  • Imperialism and Theatre: Essays on World Drama and Performance, and: The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre, vol. 3 (Africa) (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gainor, J. Ellen, ed. Imperialism and theatre: essays on world drama and performance.
    • Rubin, Don, 1942-, ed. World encyclopedia of contemporary theatre.
    • Theater -- Political aspects.
    • Drama -- 20th century -- Dictionaries.
    Kruger, Loren.
  • Theatre and Society in South Africa: Reflections in a Fractured Mirror, and: Decolonizing the Stage: Theatrical Syncretism and Post-Colonial Drama (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hauptfleisch, Temple. Theatre and society in South Africa: reflections in a fractured mirror.
    • Balme, Christopher B. Decolonizing the stage: theatrical syncretism and post-colonial drama.
    • Theater -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century.
    • Drama -- History and criticism.
    Ricard, Alain.
  • African Theatre and Politics: The Evolution of Theatre in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zimbabwe--A Comparative Study (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Plastow, Jane. African theatre and politics: the evolution of theatre in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zimbabwe--a comparative study.
    • Theater -- Africa -- History.
    Ricard, Alain.
  • Theatre Matters: Performance and Culture on the World Stage (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Plastow, Jane, ed. Theatre matters: performance and culture on the world stage.
    • Boon, Richard, ed.
    • Theater -- Political aspects.
    Alemdjrodo, Kangni.
    Mitsch, R. H., tr.
  • New Theatre in Francophone and Anglophone Africa, and: Politics and Performance: Theatre, Poetry and Song in Southern Africa (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fuchs, Anne, ed. New theatre in francophone and anglophone Africa.
    • Gunner, Elizabeth, ed. Politics and performance: theatre, poetry and song in Southern Africa.
    • African drama (French) -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
    • Theater -- Political aspects -- South Africa.
    Gibbs, James.
  • Nigerian Theatre in English: A Critical Bibliography (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dunton, Chris. Nigerian theatre in English: a critical bibliography.
    • Nigerian drama (English) -- History and criticism -- Bibliography.
    Dunton, Chris.
  • Ancient Songs Set Ablaze: The Theatre of Femi Osofisan (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Richards, Sandra L., 1946- Ancient songs set ablaze: the theatre of Femi Osofisan.
    • Osofisan, Femi -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Philipson, Robert.
  • Ebrahim Hussein: Théâtre swahili et nationalisme tanzanien (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ricard, Alain. Ebrahim Hussein: théâtre swahili et nationalisme tanzanien.
    • Hussein, Ebrahim N., 1943- -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Akoma, Chiji.
  • Art, Society, and Performance: Igede Praise Poetry (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ogede, Ode. Art, society, and performance: Igede praise poetry.
    • Laudatory poetry, Igede -- History and criticism.
    Nzabatsinda, Anthère, 1955-
    Mitsch, R. H., tr.
  • Le panégyrique mbiimbi: Etude d'un genre littéraire oral yaka (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • N'soko Swa-Kabamba Joseph. Panégyrique mbiimbi: etude d'un genre poétique oral yaka.
    • Laudatory poetry, Yaka (Congo and Angola) -- History and criticism.
    Avorgbedor, Daniel Kodzo.
  • African Music: A Pan-African Annotated Bibliography (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lems-Dworkin, Carol. African music: a pan-African annotated bibliography.
    • Music -- Africa -- History and criticism -- Bibliography.



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