Ukufa kukaShaka

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Ukufa kukaShaka (Zulu for "The death of Shaka") by E. Zondi.

The original text

A play about the death of the legendary Zulu King Shaka. Published by Wits University Press in 1960.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa


N.N. Mathonsi. 2006. Tragic undertones in Elliot Zondi's Ukufa Kukashaka ‘The death of Shaka’—1960, South African Journal of African Languages, Volume 26, 2006 - Issue 2: Pages 90-97 (Published online: 24 Oct 2012).

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