TITLE

Theater and political repression in Uganda

AUTHOR(S)
Mbowa, Rose
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Research in African Literatures;Fall96, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Talks about the two main trends of theater in Uganda brought about by repressive political regimes. Illusive theater that communicates at the inner level to its target audience; Commercial entertainment consisting of farces and musicals; Decline of the close relationship between people and theater; Impact of the declaration of the Economic War in 1972.
ACCESSION #
9704022085

 

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