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(1924-1968) Teacher, journalist and short story writer who described city life. Worked for Drum and Golden City Post before moving to Manzini in Swaziland, where he died. His story ''[[The Suit]]'' was dramatized by [[Barney Simon]] and performed at the [[Market Theatre]] and [[Grahamstown Festival]] by *** in 1994. In 2002 a dance version of the play was developed and performed at the Baxter Theatre by ** as part of the *** Dance **. A collection of his stories, ''The World of Can Themba'', edited by Essop Patel, was published in 1985. THEMBA, Can. His ''[[The Suit]]'' was adapted by [[Mothobi Mutloatse]] and staged in 1993.  
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(1924-1968) Teacher, journalist and short story writer who described city life.  
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Worked for Drum and Golden City Post before moving to Manzini in Swaziland, where he died. A collection of his stories, ''The World of Can Themba'', edited by Essop Patel, was published in 1985.
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== Can Themba and South African theatre ==
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His story ''[[The Suit]]'' was adapted for the stage by [[Mothobi Mutloatse]] and staged in 1993-1994, co-dramatized and directed by [[Barney Simon]] at the [[Market Theatre]] and [[Grahamstown Festival]] in 1994.  
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In 2002 a dance version of the play was developed and performed at the [[Baxter Theatre]] by ** as part of the *** Dance Indaba.  
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== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==

Latest revision as of 07:27, 17 April 2014

(1924-1968) Teacher, journalist and short story writer who described city life.

Worked for Drum and Golden City Post before moving to Manzini in Swaziland, where he died. A collection of his stories, The World of Can Themba, edited by Essop Patel, was published in 1985.


Can Themba and South African theatre

His story The Suit was adapted for the stage by Mothobi Mutloatse and staged in 1993-1994, co-dramatized and directed by Barney Simon at the Market Theatre and Grahamstown Festival in 1994.

In 2002 a dance version of the play was developed and performed at the Baxter Theatre by ** as part of the *** Dance Indaba.



Sources

Tucker, 1997

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