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Author Gibbs, James (James Morel)

Title Nkyin-kyin : essays on the Ghanaian theatre / James Gibbs.

Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Cross/cultures ; 98
Cross/cultures ; 98.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; OUTSIDERS AND ACTIVISTS; INTERCULTURAL ENCOUNTERS; PLAYS AND PLAYWRIGHTS; PLAYERS AND PLAYMAKING; General Bibliography; Efua Theodora Sutherland.
Summary This collection brings together essays written over a thirty-five year period. They reflect James Gibbs's position vis-à-vis the Ghanaian theatre as sometimes a remote onlooker, sometimes an enthusiastic participant observer, deeply involved in issues of perception and influence in a society moving through colonialism to nationalism, independence and beyond. The main body of the book is divided into four sections. The first, "Outsiders and Activists," looks at theatre for community development during the late 1940s, some connections between drama and film, and the astonishing involvement in Gh.
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Subject Theater -- Ghana.
Ghanaian drama -- History and criticism.
Dramatists, Ghanaian -- Criticism and interpretation.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Gibbs, James. Nkyin-kyin. Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2009 9042025174 9789042025172 (OCoLC)301881963
ISBN 9781441603562 (electronic bk.)
1441603565 (electronic bk.)