“Cry, the beloved country: the playscript 2e” (9780190434427) ePDF

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Cry, the beloved country: the playscript 2e
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Cry, the beloved country: the playscript 2e
Author:
R. Sargeant
First name:
R.
Last name:
Sargeant
Imprint:
Oxford University Press Southern Africa
Owner:
Oxford University Press Southern Africa

E-ISBN:
9780190434427

Description

This classic South African novel by Alan Paton has now been successfully adapted for the stage by acclaimed playwright Roy Sargeant. Set in 1946, this is a moving story of a father�s search for his son, the terrible discovery of the young man�s crime and punishment, and the fateof their home village in rural KwaZulu-Natal. Remaining true to the novel, the play explores the themes of family relationships, human suffering and racial reconciliation in a uniquely South African way. This publication offers: � the authentic script for the two-act play, tried and tested on the South African stage � a comprehensive introduction including background information on the writers and the historical context, and theatre techniques � thought-provoking activities guiding learners and teachers through a study of the characters, themes and staging of the play � difficult words explained on the page to build vocabulary skills.

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