The Use of Masks in Igbo Theatre in Nigeria

The Use of Masks in Igbo Theatre in Nigeria

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This study extends the study and knowledge of Igbo masking beyond its social functions. It contextualises the many displays as the product of one consciousness and establishes the aesthetics of Igbo mask theatre. Providing a more inclusive performative landscape that covers the whole of Igboland, it draws on its many and diverse masking styles and forms.Drama and Theatre in Nigeria: A Critical Source Book (Lagos: Nigeria Magazine, 1981), pp. 131-4 [first published 1960, Nigeria Magazine). a#39;Ibo Dancinga#39;, Nigeria Magazine, No. 73 (June 1962), pp. 35-43. Nzewi, Meki, a#39;Music, Dance, Dramaanbsp;...


Title:The Use of Masks in Igbo Theatre in Nigeria
Author: Victor Ukaegbu
Publisher: - 2007
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