And the Girls in Their Sunday Dresses?: Four Works

And the Girls in Their Sunday Dresses?: Four Works

By: Zakes Mda (author), Bhekizizwe Peterson (contributor)Paperback

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Two very different women meet during a long wait to buy subsidized rice and discover they have more in common than their poverty; an old man and child share a last, loving waltz; a cynical, disabled gangster learns humanity from a committed social worker; and a young girl finds her missing father and her role in the political struggle. This colleciton of three plays and one cine poem captures the essence of Zakes Mda's method as a dramatist. In most of the works, the chartacters have no names: they come onto the stage with no identity - except perhaps for the kind of clothes they wear - and slowly reveal themselves. What the reader experiences is a slow but intimate process of revelation (on the part of the characters) and discovery (on the part of the audience or readers).

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Zakes Mda - a director's view, Teresa Devant; and the girls in their Sunday dresses (a play); the final dance (a script for a cine poem); banned (a play for radio); joys of war (a play).

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/02/1994
  • ISBN13: 9781868142224
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9781868142224
  • weight: 185
  • ISBN10: 1868142221

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