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by Mustapha Matura

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Author:
Mustapha Matura
ISBN13:
978-0413507600
ISBN:
0413507602
Language:
Publisher:
Methuen (January 1, 1983)
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Subcategory:
Humanities
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1964 kb
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1611 kb
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Rating:
4.2
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404

However, the view in Mustapha Matura's ''Meetings,'' which opened last night at the Phoenix Theater, is islandsĀ . The play begins as a sardonic social satire and gradually grows darker and darker until it becomes a nightmare vision, something close to an apocalypse

However, the view in Mustapha Matura's ''Meetings,'' which opened last night at the Phoenix Theater, is islands removed from calypso sentiments. Mr. Matura's observations on the mimicking of supposedly civilized behavior are almost as cynical as those of . The setting is the electro-waved kitchen of an upwardly soaring young black couple, sharing an apparently model marriage. The play begins as a sardonic social satire and gradually grows darker and darker until it becomes a nightmare vision, something close to an apocalypse. The means does not quite justify the horrifying end, but most of the journey is as nimble as it is comic.

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Mel Gussow, New York Times). As Time Goes By, Matura's first play is a satirical comedy of manners set among first-generation immigrants and won the George Devine and John Whiting awards. What makes Mustapha Matura our finest dramatist of West Indian origin? A wry humour, warmth of feeling, a knack of observing human oddity and for embodying it in quirky, unpredictable dialogue, and the fundamental seriousness with which he writes of people who, like himself, have in some sesne become severed from their roots. He ranges from the usefully mischievous to the wickedly funny. Benedict Nightingale, The Times).

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This volume is a very useful collection of Matura's plays, both for reading and for the classroom

A leading Black playwright since his arrival in Britain in 1961, this collection of Mustapha Matura's best plays from the seventies and eighties shows them to be as vigorous, humorous, humane and contemporary as when they were first staged. See all Product description. This volume is a very useful collection of Matura's plays, both for reading and for the classroom. Perhaps other volumes of his plays may follow.

All the latest breaking news on Mustapha Matura. He was the first black dramatist to have his work performed in the West End, and he championed black writing through his theatre company.