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Black Aesthetics in African Drama

Daniel Udo

Published by LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN 10: 3848422735 / ISBN 13: 9783848422739
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Title: Black Aesthetics in African Drama

Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

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Paperback. 160 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.4in.Black Aesthetics in African Drama discusses the theatrical links that connect two literary traditions on both sides of the Atlantic divide (African and African-American literatures). With the illustrations from the plays of Femi Osofisan (Nigerian) and those of Amiri Baraka (African-American), the work argues that both authors explore the indigenous folklores of African communities, at relative socio-cultural temperament, as the basis for their dramatic moods. Revealing and insightful, the book is a resourceful documentation of the rich cultural fabrics of Africa which is extended, through cultural migration, to the Diaspora. It proves that African nostalgic temperament is an influential dramatic feature across the Atlantic divide This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783848422739

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Synopsis: Black Aesthetics in African Drama discusses the theatrical links that connect two literary traditions on both sides of the Atlantic divide (African and African-American literatures). With the illustrations from the plays of Femi Osofisan (Nigerian) and those of Amiri Baraka (African-American), the work argues that both authors explore the indigenous folklores of African communities, at relative socio-cultural temperament, as the basis for their dramatic moods. Revealing and insightful, the book is a resourceful documentation of the rich cultural fabrics of Africa which is extended, through cultural migration, to the Diaspora. It proves that African nostalgic temperament is an influential dramatic feature across the Atlantic divide

About the Author: Daniel Udo (Ph.D. African Literature), studied at Universities of Uyo and Calabar, Nigeria. His research emphasis is in African, Diasporic and Oral Literatures. He currently teaches in the Department of English, University of Uyo. He is married with children.

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