And the Girls in their Sunday Dresses

Four Works
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Dimensions and Pages: 213 x 140 mm, 146pp
  • EAN: 9781868142224
  • Recommended Price (ZAR): 120.00

Two very different women meet during a long wait to buy subsidized rice and discover they have more in common than their poverty; an old man and a child share a last loving waltz; a cynical, disabled gangster learns humanity from a committed social worker, and a young girl finds her missing father and her role in the political struggle.

This collection of stage plays, one radio play and a cinepoem, captures the essence of Zakes Mda’s method as a dramatist- a slow but intimate process of revelation (on the part of the characters). It is an artistic cooperation of the most pleasurable kind.

Zakes Mda is a multiple award-winning playwright, novelist, painter, composer and filmmaker. He currently teaches at the University of Ohio.

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