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The Resource Contemporary African American women playwrights : a casebook, edited by Philip Kolin

Contemporary African American women playwrights : a casebook, edited by Philip Kolin

Label
Contemporary African American women playwrights : a casebook
Title
Contemporary African American women playwrights
Title remainder
a casebook
Statement of responsibility
edited by Philip Kolin
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The first critical volume to explore the contexts for and influences of female African American dramatists, including their exploration of black history and identity through diverse, courageous, and visionary dramas
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
812/.52099287
Index
index present
LC call number
PS338.N4
LC item number
C66 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kolin, Philip C
Series statement
Casebooks on modern dramatists
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American drama
  • American drama
  • American drama
  • African American women
Label
Contemporary African American women playwrights : a casebook, edited by Philip Kolin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • American history/African nightmare : Adrienne Kennedy and civil rights
  • Philip C. Kolin
  • "Boogie woogie landscapes" : the dramatic/poetic collage of Ntozake Shange
  • James Fisher
  • Feminist/womanist vision of Pearl Cleage
  • Beth Turner
  • "We must keep on writing" : the plays of Aishah Rahman
  • Brandi Wilkins Catanese
  • Glenda Dickerson's Nu Shu : combining feminist discourse/pedagogy/theatre
  • Freda Scott Giles
  • Introduction : the struggles and triumphs of staging gender and race in contemporary African American playwrights
  • "Everybody's talking" : Anna Deavere Smith's documentary theatre
  • Joan Wylie Hall
  • Digging the Fo'-fathers : Suzan-Lori Parks's histories
  • Debby Thompson
  • Intimate look at the plays of Lynn Nottage
  • Interview with Lynn Nottage
  • Sandra G. Shannon
  • Philip C. Kolin
  • "Something's going on down here that concerns me" : Johnson, Hurston, Bonner, and Hansberry
  • David Krasner
  • Dialectical dialogues : performing blackness in the drama of Alice Childress
  • Soyica Diggs
  • "Shaking loose" : Sonia Sanchez's militant drama
  • Jacqueline Wood
Control code
ocn123767310
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 207 p.
Isbn
9780203933541
Lccn
2007017379
System control number
(OCoLC)123767310
Label
Contemporary African American women playwrights : a casebook, edited by Philip Kolin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • American history/African nightmare : Adrienne Kennedy and civil rights
  • Philip C. Kolin
  • "Boogie woogie landscapes" : the dramatic/poetic collage of Ntozake Shange
  • James Fisher
  • Feminist/womanist vision of Pearl Cleage
  • Beth Turner
  • "We must keep on writing" : the plays of Aishah Rahman
  • Brandi Wilkins Catanese
  • Glenda Dickerson's Nu Shu : combining feminist discourse/pedagogy/theatre
  • Freda Scott Giles
  • Introduction : the struggles and triumphs of staging gender and race in contemporary African American playwrights
  • "Everybody's talking" : Anna Deavere Smith's documentary theatre
  • Joan Wylie Hall
  • Digging the Fo'-fathers : Suzan-Lori Parks's histories
  • Debby Thompson
  • Intimate look at the plays of Lynn Nottage
  • Interview with Lynn Nottage
  • Sandra G. Shannon
  • Philip C. Kolin
  • "Something's going on down here that concerns me" : Johnson, Hurston, Bonner, and Hansberry
  • David Krasner
  • Dialectical dialogues : performing blackness in the drama of Alice Childress
  • Soyica Diggs
  • "Shaking loose" : Sonia Sanchez's militant drama
  • Jacqueline Wood
Control code
ocn123767310
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 207 p.
Isbn
9780203933541
Lccn
2007017379
System control number
(OCoLC)123767310

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