Introduction (to 'Theatre as Witness')

Stuart Fisher, Amanda (2008) Introduction (to 'Theatre as Witness'). In: Theatre as Witness: Three Testimonial Plays from South Africa. Oberon Books, London, pp. 9-17. ISBN 9781840028201
Creators:Stuart Fisher, Amanda

The publication of a trilogy of plays by Yael Farber is very timely. At present, both in the UK and beyond, there seems to be an emerging and ever increasing search for the truth in stories - both in art and politics. In the political arena, since the fabulated stories of 'weapons of mass destruction' that initiated the invasion of Iraq in 2003, never before have our politicians been regraded with such unprecedented and wide-held distrust.

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Item Type:Book Chapter
Additional Information:Library Code: 822 FAR ----- PBK ISBN: 978-1840028201 ----- Amanda also conducts an interview with Yael Farber in the same book (Repository ID: 626)
Uncontrolled Keywords:African drama, apartheid, political theatre
Date:1 March 2008
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Deposited On:24 Sep 2012 13:27
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