My Life and Valley SongTwo Plays
- Publication Date: 1996
- Dimensions and Pages: 190 x 125 mm, 86 pp
- EAN: 9781868142873
- Recommended Price (ZAR): 120.00
- Recommended Price (USD): n/a
My Life is based on the diaries of five South African girls who were growing into womanhood in 1994. The perspective of each young woman on her country and her people is conveyed with a mixture of naivety, exuberance, warmth and humour. A small Karoo town provides the setting for Valley Song, which explores the theme of youth in search of itself, and provides a lyrical metaphor for the new South Africa in which it was set, and has been termed one of Fugard’s most endearing plays.
Athol Fugard is one of South Africa’s and the world’s finest playwrights. His numerous plays have won many awards, been produced internationally and made into musical works and films.