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Published by Ravan Press in Randburg, South Africa .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • South Africa.

Subjects:

  • Fugard, Athol -- Dramatic production.,
  • Simon, Barney.,
  • Theater -- Production and direction -- South Africa.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementMary Benson.
SeriesRavan writers series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9369.3.F8 Z57 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination163 p. :
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL772971M
ISBN 100869755064
LC Control Number97172948

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Athol Fugard has 48 books on Goodreads with ratings. Athol Fugard’s most popular book is Master Harold and the boys. A succinct and informed account of the career and main themes of South Africa's leading dramatist by an authority in the field. Athol Fugard is widely recognised as one of the most important living dramatists, a total man of the theatre, whose work - individually and in collaboration with his black South African colleagues - has demonstrated the potential of art to bear witness to some of the. Barney Simon (13 April – 30 June , Johannesburg) was a South African writer, playwright and director. 2 Simon and the Market Theatre. 3 Literary life. Selected plays. 7 External links. The son of working-class Lithuanian Jewish immigrants, Simon discovered a love of theatre while working under director Joan Littlewood in London Died: J (aged 63), Johannesburg, South Africa. Popular Videos - Athol Fugard Athol Fugard - Topic Dr John Kani on Meeting Athol Fugard and Barney Simon Athol Fugard Theatre hosts the 8th Open Book Festival.

  Harold Athol Lannigan Fugard (b. J , Middelburg, South Africa), better known as Athol Fugard, is a South African playwright, actor, and director. His wife, Sheila Fugard, and their daughter, Lisa Fugard, are also writers. Athol Fugard was born of an Irish Roman Catholic father and an Afrikaner mother/5. Although Athol Fugard has written in a variety of literary forms, he is known primarily for his plays. Tsotsi, a long-lost novel written between and and abandoned until its publication. ” Nelson Mandela biographer Mary Benson celebrated the lives of Fugard and another close friend, the late South African playwright Barney Simon, in her book Athol Fugard and Barney Simon: Bare Stage, a Few Props, Great Theatre. The subtitle came from a letter to Benson from Fugard describing plans for an upcoming production. Athol Fugard and Barney Simon: bare stage, a few props, great theatre by Mary Benson (Book) Drama (Visual) Contemporary literary criticism.