The kwagh-hir theater : a weapon for social action / Iyorwuese Hagher.
- Lanham : University Press of America, 
1 online resource (287 p.)
- Performing arts -- Africa.
Theater -- Africa.
- Electronic books.
- This book describes how the Tiv people of Nigeria use their indigenous theater to fight against British colonialism and oppression by dominant groups in Nigeria. It celebrates the power of the theater to give voice to the voiceless and to become a catalyst for positive change.
- THE KWAGH-HIR THEATER; Contents; A Foreword and a Celebration; Preface; Introduction: The Theater as a Weapon; Chapter One: Tiv Worldview; the Context of the Kwagh-hir; Chapter Two: Searching for the Rubrics; Chapter Three: Organization and Form; Chapter Four: Kwagh-hir Aesthetics; Chapter Five: Kwagh-hir as Model Theater for Social Action; Appendix A: Tiv Kwagh-Hir Carvers and Their Works; Appendix B: Glossary of Tiv Words; Bibliography; Index
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed December 20, 2013).
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