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The Marriage of Anansewa / Edufa : Two Plays
The Marriage of Anansewa / Edufa Two Plays Author:Efua T. Sutherland Together in one volume are two plays by Ghanaian playwright and dramatist, Efua Sutherland (1924-1996), one of the pioneers of modern African theatre. — The Marriage of Anansewa (1975). — Adapting the conventions of Akan story-telling, Efua Sutherland has succeeded brilliantly in producing a sparkling abd hilarious play. Part farce and part seriou... more »s social commentary the play is a fast-moving story of greed and cunning, with just a hint of youthful romance.
Edufa is an honourable man - but what price has he paid for his wealth and position? In this sombre exploration of the dark side of ambition, Efua Sutherland gives a West African twist to Faust's pact with the Devil.« less