Post-Colonial English Drama is the 1st serious survey of up to date Commonwealth drama. in addition to essays on such person dramatists as Wole Soyinka, Derek Walcott, David Williamson, Louis Nowra, Athol Fugard, George Walker, Sharon Pollock and Judith Thompson there are surveys of the dramatic literature and advancements within the theatre in Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa, Papua New Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, Jamaica and Trinidad. Canadian girl dramatists and the recent radical South African theatre also are one of the issues.

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