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    African Theatre: Companies

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    Profiles theatre companies in Africa that grapple with the issues of 'creativity and collaboration' in the context of financial and political constraints.

    African Theatre: Diasporas

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    This latest volume in the African Theatre series celebrates the African theatrical diaspora from Brazil to Tasmania, and Canada to Cuba, and also includes the playscript Messing with the Mind by Egyptian writer and director Khaled El-Sawy.

    African Theatre: Histories 1850-1950

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    What kinds of documentation of performances exist - both of colonial and indigenous theatre and how may this range of documentation have affected how we read theatre history?

    African Theatre: Playwrights and Politics

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    African playwrights remain aware of the political dimension of their work. This volume in the "African Theatre" series examines, for example, a theatrical collaboration inspired by the infamous execution of Ken Saro Wiwa and raises issues around the power and politics of language in a Mauritian version of the "Tempest".

    African Theatre: Shakespeare in and Out of Africa

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    A key volume for Shakespeare, African theatre and postcolonial cultural scholars, promoting debate on the role of Western cultural icons in contemporary postcolonial cultures.

    African Theatre: Southern Africa

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    Includes the familiar territory of South Africa and Zimbabwe but also countries which have received little attention, such as Angola and Namibia. This book features articles that range from evaluations of single plays to accounts of play-making processes, theatre for development and the relationship between modern drama and indigenous performance.

    African Theatre: Women

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    Examines the contributions of women as writers and performers in the increasingly professionalised and commercialised spheres of theatre and performance across the continent.

    Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature

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    Ngugi wrote his first novels and plays in English but was determined, even before his detention without trial in 1978, to move to writing in Gikuyu.

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