Quotes by Errol Hill

"One of the major differences between ritual and theatre is that in ritual one communicates with the gods whereas in theatre communication is established with a human audience"
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"It is generally accepted that theatre developed from ritual, whose function was to reach an accommodation with powerful forces or gods without whose aid life would be intolerable"
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Books by Errol Hill

Errol Hill
  • Errol Hill

  • Date of birth: August 05, 1921
  • Died: September 16, 2003
  • Born: in Trinidad and Tobago.

  • Description: Errol Gaston Hill (August 5, 1921–September 16, 2003) was a Trinidadian-born playwright and theater historian. He was the first tenured African American faculty member at Dartmouth College in the United States, joining their drama department in 1968.
    Hill's works include the play Man Better Man (1964) and the non-fiction books The Trinidad Carnival (1972), The Theater of Black Americans (1980), and the Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre (1994)

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