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Sony Labou Tansi

Tansi was a novelist, poet, and playwright, and director of the theater group Rocado Zulu.

Excerpt from I, the Undersigned Cardiac Case (1981)

ACT 1, SCENE 1Prison cell. Light coming through the bars from the corridor. From time to time, we glimpse a pacing guard.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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