The Convert (Oberon Modern Plays) (Paperback)

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Description


A young Shona girl escapes an arranged marriage by converting to Christianity, becoming a servant and student to an African Evangelical. As anti-European sentiments spread throughout the native population, she is forced to choose between her family's traditions and her newfound faith.

About the Author


Danai Gurira is an award-winning Zimbabwean American actor and playwright. As a playwright, her works include In The Continuum (OBIE Award, Outer Critics Award, Helen Hayes Award), Eclipsed (NAACP Award; Helen Hayes Award, Best New Play), The Convert (six Ovation Awards, Los Angeles Outer Critics Award), and Familiar, which had its world premiere at Yale Rep in February 2015. All her works explore the subjective African voice.

Praise For…


“Supremely relevant right now in a world where immigrants and invading troops pour back and forth across the world's borders in search of freedom, identity, power, survival, acceptance. See it and understand.” —Joyce Kulhawik/JoycesChoices.com


Product Details
ISBN: 9781786820709
ISBN-10: 1786820706
Publisher: Oberon Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2018
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Oberon Modern Plays