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Theatre as witness : three testimonial plays from South Africa : in collaboration with and based on the lives of the original performers /
by Yael Farber ; foreword by Desmond Tutu ; introduction by Amanda Stuart Fisher ; interview between Amanda Stuart Fisher and Yael Farber.
imprint
London : Oberon, 2008.
description
238 p., 16 p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
ISBN
1840028203 (pbk.), 9781840028201 (pbk.)
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imprint
London : Oberon, 2008.
isbn
1840028203 (pbk.)
9781840028201 (pbk.)
contents note
A woman in waiting / with Thembi Mtshali-Jones -- Amajuba : like doves we rise / with Tshallo Chokwe, Roelf Matlala, Bongeka Mpongwana, Philip 'Tipo' Tindisa and Jabulile Tshabalala -- He left quietly / with Duma Kumalo.
catalogue key
6676798
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This collection of testimonial plays is based on the lives of the original black South African performers. The plays thus originally acted as a kind of healing process for performers and audiences alike, as a way of dealing with awful events that preceded and underpin their country's transition from opression to democracy.
Main Description
These are three testimonial plays from South Africa by the hugely influential and highly acclaimed young playwright Yael Farber. Uniquely, this collection of testimonial plays is based on the lives of the original black South African performers. It includes: A Woman in Waiting, Amajuba: Like Doves We Rise, and He Left Quietly.
Main Description
These are three testimonial plays from South Africa by the hugely influential and highly acclaimed young playwright Yael Farber. Uniquely, this collection of testimonial plays is based on the lives of the original black South African performers. It includes: A Woman in Waiting , Amajuba: Like Doves We Rise , and He Left Quietly .
Main Description
Three unique testimonial plays from South Africa by a hugely influential and highly acclaimed young playwright.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. 7
Introductionp. 9
Interview between Amanda Stuart Fisher and Yael Farberp. 19
A Woman in Waitingp. 29
Amajuba: Like Doves We Risep. 87
He Left Quietlyp. 179
A 16-page plate section can be found between pages 112 and 113
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