THE MYTH OF ALCESTIS AND ITS TREATMENT BY EFUA SUTHERLAND IN HER PLAY EDUFA

P.J. Conradie

Abstract


When looking at modern drama the development of African drama in English is one
of the most interesting areas. While European dramatists frequently give the
impression that they have nothing new to say and that they therefore concentrate on
new methods of presentation, the African plays present all the issues confronting
Africa today, including the clash of cultures. Especially fascinating in their plays is
the fusion of European elements (frequently deplored but inescapable) and
indigenous theatrical tradition.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7445/42-2-187

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