THE SCAR. A Tragedy in One Act. by NJAU, Rebecca

THE SCAR. A Tragedy in One Act.

Edition: First Edition

Moshi, Tanzania: Kibo Art Gallery, 1965. Octavo. 32 pp, stapled, in card covers. Scar from removed sticker to front cover, VG otherwise. "The play deals frankly with one of facets of emancipation of women. It portrays life in a Kikuyu village, Kanyariri. The initiation ceremony referred to in the play is that of female circumcision..." - publisher's introduction. Njau's novel ALONE WITH THE FIG TREE won the East African Literature Bureau's 1964 prize for best novel. Very scarce.

Condition: Binding: Softcover

Book ID: 9836
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