Cosmo Pieterse

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Cosmo Pieterse (1930-). Expatriate Namibian (South West African) lecturer, teacher, editor, journalist, commentator and dramatist.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

His long dramatic poem Ballad of the Cells was published in the anthology Ten One-Act Plays (1968), which he edited. Author of Doctor in the House and also responsible for the adaptation of Feat Accomplished and a Hero Completely Defeated.

He edited three collections of African plays, namely Ten One-Act Plays (1968), Short African Plays (1972), and Five African Plays (1972) in the Heinemann African Writers series.

Sources

Gosher, 1988.

SACat, a union catalogue of items held by Southern African libraries.

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