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French-speaking writer of Togolese origin Kossi Efoui resorts to puppetry as a means of communicating the diaspora of the African people and the condition of Otherness experienced by a portion of humanity throughout history.
University of Connecticut
puppet, representation, race and ethnicity, dramaturgy, otherness, Postcolonialism—Africa, French-speaking
Africana Studies | Arts and Humanities | Other Arts and Humanities | Other Theatre and Performance Studies | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies | Theatre and Performance Studies
Di Fazio, Francesca, "How to Signify Otherness and Diasporic Bodies through Puppetry: Two Plays by Kossi Efoui" (2023). Representing Alterity through Puppetry and Performing Objects. Edited by John Bell, Matthew Isaac Cohen, and Jungmin Song.