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Post Colonial English Drama: Commonwealth Drama Since 1960 Bruce King

Post Colonial English Drama: Commonwealth Drama Since 1960

Bruce King

Published December 31st 1992
ISBN : 9780312079697
Hardcover
275 pages
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Post-Colonial English Drama is the first critical survey of contemporary Commonwealth drama. Besides essays on such individual dramatists as Wole Soyinka, Derek Walcott, David Williamson, Louis Nowra, Athol Fugard, George Walker, Sharon Pollock andMorePost-Colonial English Drama is the first critical survey of contemporary Commonwealth drama. Besides essays on such individual dramatists as Wole Soyinka, Derek Walcott, David Williamson, Louis Nowra, Athol Fugard, George Walker, Sharon Pollock and Judith Thompson there are surveys of the dramatic literature and developments in the theatre in Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa, Papua New Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, Jamaica and Trinidad. Canadian woman dramatists and the new radical South African theatre are among the topics. Bruce Kings introduction discusses the comparative development of Commonwealth drama since the late 1940s.