Page extent: 240
ISBN: 9781840021455
Binding: PaperBack

de Wet: Plays One

Reza de Wet

Translated by Steven Stead
PaperBack (13 Jul 2000)

Includes the plays Missing, Crossing and Miracle

The three plays in this volume are hauntingly beautiful pieces with simple fable-like characters who are touched by magical events. A circus has a mysterious significance in Missing (Mis) as a mother and daughter are visited by a blind policeman on  the nights it comes to town. In Crossing (Drif) a stormy night brings a hypnotist to the home of two sisters who live by a ford, two women who bury the bodies of fortune-seekers who fail to heed their warnings about the river when it is in flood. Miracle (Mirakel) centres on a theatrical troupe and again exemplifies the author’s earthiness, humour and child-like wonder.

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Additional Information

ISBN13 9781840021455
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 240


"Reza de Wet is a remarkable phenomenon in the South African theatrical landscape" Temple Hauptfleisch, Contemporary Theatre Review