Isidore Diala

Syncretic Arenas

Essays on Postcolonial African Drama and Theatre for Esiaba Irobi

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Edité par Isidore Diala
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Association de Boccard

This collection in part examines the legacy of the consummate Nigerian stage artist and scholar, Esiaba Irobi (1960–2010). Poems, tributes, and studies celebrate Irobi’s significance as actor, playwright, director, poet, and theatre theorist. Irobi’s life, temper, times, and career are inextricably linked to the history, development, concerns, and uses of drama and theatre in Africa. The contributions highlight the evolution of autochthonous theatrical practices: the interaction between Weste ...