n English in Africa - Rituals in Cameroon Drama: A Semiological Interpretation of the Plays of Gilbert Doho, Bole Butake and Hansel Ndumbe Eyoh, Mforbe Pepetual Chiangong : review

Volume 39, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0376-8902



The Bayreuth African Studies series is renowned for its promotion of Cameroonian literature through the publication of doctoral research theses by Cameroonians who have studied in Germany. One of the publications for 2011 is Mforbe Pepetual Chiangong's . At first glance, there seems to be nothing original about the subject matter of Chiangong's book. Investigations into ritual drama in Africa have been part of literary scholarship as far back as the 1960s. Various authors have discussed the subject from various perspectives and have reported on case studies of ritual performances in different communities.

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