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Efua T Sutherland - a revered figure in Ghanaian and African literature; one of the early pioneers; a great dramatist and visionary. She did so much for Ghanaian theatre and inspired so many others along the line. She wrote a number of books in her lifetime, mainly drama and works for children. This book, Marriage of Anansewa used to be a prescribed work in west African schools, and rightly so. It is a drama of great richness rather weaved around the legend and symbolism of "ananse" in the Akan ...more
Efua Theodora Sutherland (27 June 1924—2 January 1996) was a Ghanaian playwright, director, children's author, poet and dramatist. Her best-known works include Foriwa (1962), Edufa (1967), and The Marriage of Anansewa (1975). She founded the Ghana Drama Studio, the Ghana Society of Writers, the Ghana Experimental Theatre, and a community project called the Kodzidan (Story House). She was an influe ...more