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TH222 - Theatre in the African Context - 2014-2015

School of Theatre, Performance and Cultural Policy Studies

TH222 Theatre in the African Context

The aim in this module is to trace the diversity of theme and form of theatre in Africa in the post-colonial context. It will particularly focus on the influences on the development and changes (social, political and economic) that have affected the development of theatre in Africa. It will look at a diversity of cultural and linguistic contexts (North, West, East and Southern African), where necessary looking at plays in translation.

Yvette Hutchison (Y dot A dot Hutchison at warwick dot ac dot uk)

Class Times:
Thursday 9:30 – 11:30 in G56 (except week 3 – Avon studio, Westwood)

Assessment [50% examined]

50% - Essay (2500 words)

50% - Written exam (1.5 hours)

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