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Bole Butake

Lake God

Attention:+18 yearsLake God is a play that dramatizes the story of a community caught up in the web of contrasting social views: traditional beliefs and Christianity. It stages the calamity that is unleashed by a lake god on the residents of a village, whose leader (Christianised as Fon Joseph) has betrayed traditional ways of life to embrace western ones. The holocaust that befalls the people indicates that lake god, the giver of fertility and abundance, is furious due to the Fon’s abrupt(...)


COUNTRY: Cameroon

Sharona Guri

Stories from the Greek Theatre [Sipurim Mehatheatron hayevany, סיפורים מהתיאטרון היווני]

The book offers a selection of synopses of Greek dramas , as well as an explanation about Greek theatre, including information about tragedy and comedy and different definitions relating to the theatre). There is even an historical background of 5th century BCE Athens in order to place the plays in their correct historical settings.The plays are divided by dramatist   and each has his own introduction: Aeschylus: Prometheus Bound; Agamemnon; The Suppliants; Seven against Thebes. Sophocles: (...)


YEAR: 1996