African theatre Women / editors, Martin Banham, James Gibbs & Femi Osofisan ; guest editor, Jane Plastow ; reviews editor, Jane Plastow

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Subjects: Theater--Africa--History--20th century
African drama--Women authors--History and criticism
Women in the theater--Africa
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford : James Currey ; Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2002
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: xiii, 178 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Women
Additional Authors: Banham, Martin
Gibbs, James
Osofisan, Femi
Notes: LCCN: 2002024131
ISBN: 0253341264 (Indiana : cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0253215390 (Indiana : paper : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: "I will not cry" : women's theatre in the Algerian diaspora / Laura Chakravarty Box -- Challenging the master : resisting "male" virtues of the ancient Egyptian goddess Isis in the theatre of Taufik al / Dina Amin -- Of Suwa houses & singing contests : early urban women performers in Asmara, Eritrea / Christine Matzke -- Contextualizing women's theatre in Kenya : Alakie Ainyi Mboya's Otongolia & Ari Katini Mwachofi's Mama ee / Mike Kuria -- Portraits of women in contemporary Ugandan theatre / Mercy Mirembe Ntangaare -- Drama in her life : the story of Adeline Ama Buabeng / Esi Sutherland-Addy with Ama Buabeng -- Visibility, eloquence & silence : women & theatre for development in Ghana / Esi Dogbe -- Contemporary Nigerian theatre : the plays of Stella Oyedepo / Chris Dunton -- Who can silence her drums : an analysis of the plays of Tess Onwneme / Omofolabo Ajayi -- Noticeboard / James Gibbs -- Glass house / Fatima Dike ; with an introduction by Marcia Blumberg -- Book reviews
OCLC Number: 49495120
ISBN/ISSN: 0253341264
0253215390