Tim Couzens (1944-) is an academic biographer and specialist on black South African literature.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Wrote a biography of Herbert Dhlomo (The New African: A Study of the Life and Work of H.I.E. Dhlomo, Ravan Press, 1985) and edited (with Nick Visser) all Dhlomo’s plays (1985). Has written extensively about the rise of black urban performance culture.
Winner of the AA Vita Award for Theatre Research in 198* for his influential article
De Beer, 1995).
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