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Athol Fugard

Autor(a) de "Master Harold" … and the Boys

57+ Works 2,269 Membros 29 Críticas 3 Favorited

About the Author

Born in Cape Town and educated at Port Elizabeth Technical College and Cape Town University, Athol Fugard is a leading white South African playwright. After finishing his education, Fugard worked as a seaman and journalist before becoming an actor, director, and playwright. His commitment to the mostrar mais antiapartheid struggle through his plays and other dramatic productions is as long as it is effective in portraying the traumas of racial tensions in the lives of both white and black South Africans. The setting of his plays is contemporary South Africa, but the bleakness and frustrations of life they present, especially for those on the fringes of society, raise the plays to the level of universal human tragedy. Because of their subject, his plays have sometimes met with official opposition. Blood Knot (1960), about two coloured brothers, one light-skinned and one dark-skinned, was censored, and some of his other works have only been published abroad. Fugard has frequently collaborated in his productions with black playwrights and actors, like John Kani and Winston Ntsona, with whom he produced the highly acclaimed and frequently produced plays, Siswe Bansi Is Dead (1973) and Statements (1972). His work is quite popular in England, and later plays, Master Harold and the Boys (1982), The Road to Mecca (1984), and A Place With the Pigs (1987), have been staged at the National Theatre. Fugard has also written screenplays and a novel, Tsotsi (1980) which was adapted to the screen in 2005 and received an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. His recent works are Exits and Entrances (2004), Booitjie and the Oubaas (2006), Victory (2007), Coming Home (2009), Have you seen Us (2009), and The Train Driver (2010). (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Obras por Athol Fugard

"Master Harold" … and the Boys (1982) 770 exemplares
Tsotsi (1980) 321 exemplares
The Road to Mecca (1985) 164 exemplares
Statements (1974) 159 exemplares
My Children! My Africa! (1990) 109 exemplares
A Lesson from Aloes (1981) 105 exemplares
Blood Knot and Other Plays (1991) 67 exemplares
Township Plays (1993) 63 exemplares
Valley Song (1996) 59 exemplares
Boesman and Lena (1969) 45 exemplares
Tsotsi [2005 film] (1983) — Writer — 44 exemplares
Notebooks, 1960-1977 (1983) 32 exemplares
Selected Plays (1987) 21 exemplares
Exits and Entrances (2005) 19 exemplares
Sorrows and Rejoicings (2001) 19 exemplares
The Train Driver and Other Plays (2012) 14 exemplares
New English Dramatists 13 (1968) — Autor — 12 exemplares
Cousins : a memoir (1995) 11 exemplares
Port Elizabeth Plays (2000) 9 exemplares
The Island (1999) 9 exemplares
The Shadow of the Hummingbird (2014) 8 exemplares
Captain's Tiger (1999) 8 exemplares
Playland (1993) 7 exemplares
Karoo and Other Stories (2005) 7 exemplares
Dimetos and two early plays (1977) 7 exemplares
A Place with the Pigs (1988) 7 exemplares
Sizwe Banzi Is Dead 6 exemplares
Playland - and Other Words (1992) 6 exemplares
Three Port Elizabeth Plays (1974) 5 exemplares
The Train Driver (2010) 5 exemplares
Coming Home - Acting Edition (2010) 2 exemplares
Canção do Vale (2016) 2 exemplares
Interior Plays (2000) 1 exemplar
Booitjie en die Oubaas (2008) 1 exemplar
Die laaste karretjiegraf (2013) 1 exemplar
Dimetos 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Masterpieces of the Drama (1966) — Contribuidor — 180 exemplares
Telling Tales and Other New One-Act Plays (1993) — Contribuidor — 114 exemplares
Moving Parts: Monologues from Contemporary Plays (1992) — Contribuidor — 60 exemplares
Modern and Contemporary Drama (1958) — Contribuidor — 43 exemplares
Meetings with Remarkable Men [1978 film] (1997) — Cast — 7 exemplares

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BooksInMirror | 1 outra crítica | Feb 19, 2024 |
This is a short but poignant play about philosophy, family conflict, and aging. It unfolds quickly and features some meaty monologues by our protagonist.
 
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DrFuriosa | Dec 4, 2020 |
Everyone should read this play. It's truly powerful.
 
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askannakarenina | 7 outras críticas | Sep 16, 2020 |
Everyone should read this play. It's truly powerful.
 
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Obras
57
Also by
8
Membros
2,269
Popularidade
#11,311
Avaliação
3.8
Críticas
29
ISBN
161
Línguas
13
Marcado como favorito
3

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