Faces of African Independence: Three Plays
University of Virginia Press, 1988 - Drama - 127 pages
An attractive and perceptive photographic and historical view of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in central Oregon. 11x11 Two playwrights in Francophone Africa, whose works appeared at about the time of independence in their respective countries, offer insight into different attitudes toward life in Africa as seen from the perspective of Africans themselves. The translated plays are Oyono- Mbia's Three suitors; one husband and Until further notice and Seydou Badian's The death of Chaka. Substantial introductory material. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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