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Black theatre USA : plays by African Americans / edited by James V. Hatch, Ted Shine.

Hatch, James V. (James Vernon), 1928- (Added Author). Shine, Ted. (Added Author). Aldridge, Ira Frederick,-1867. (Added Author). Séjour, Victor, 1817-1874 (Added Author). Brown, William Wells, 1814-1814?-1884. (Added Author). Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906 (Added Author). Shipp, Jesse A. (Added Author). Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 (Added Author). United States Food Administration. (Added Author). Anderson, Garland. (Added Author). Grimke, Angelina. (Added Author). Dunbar-Nelson, Alice Moore, 1875-1935 (Added Author). Burrill, Mary. (Added Author). Livingston, Myrtle Smith. (Added Author). Gaines-Shelton, Ruth. (Added Author). Spence, Eulalie, 1894-1981 (Added Author). Bonner, Marita Odette (Occomy) (Added Author). Richardson, Willis, 1889-1977 (Added Author). Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967 (Added Author). Johnson, Georgia Douglas, 1886-1966 (Added Author). Matheus, John. (Added Author). Edmonds, Randolph, 1900-1983 (Added Author). Edward, H. F. V., 1898-1973 (Added Author). Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 (Added Author). Ward, Theodore, 1902-1983 (Added Author). Hurston, Zora Neale. (Added Author). Miller, May. (Added Author). Browne, Theodore. (Added Author). Fuller, Charles. (Added Author). Silvera, John D. (Added Author). Hill, Abram, 1910-1986 (Added Author). Wright, Richard. (Added Author). Green, Paul. (Added Author). Peterson, Louis, 1922- (Added Author). Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965 (Added Author). Elder, Lonne, III. (Added Author). Pawley, Thomas. (Added Author). Ward, Douglas Turner. (Added Author). Baldwin, James. (Added Author). Dodson, Owen, 1914-1983 (Added Author). Kennedy, Adrienne. (Added Author). Childress, Alice. (Added Author). Shange, Ntozake. (Added Author). McCauley, Robbie. (Added Author). Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014 (Added Author). Bullins, Ed. (Added Author). Caldwell, Ben. (Added Author). Salaam, Kalamu ya, 1947- (Added Author). Wolfe, George C. (Added Author). Rahman, Aishah. (Added Author). Smith, Anna Deavere. (Added Author).
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West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 812.008 BLA v.1 (Text) 31951002413687 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Mending -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 812.008 BLA v.2 (Text) 31951004093529 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0684823063 (cloth)
  • ISBN: 068482308X (pbk. : v. 1)
  • ISBN: 0684823071 (pbk. : v. 2)
  • Physical Description: 2 volumes ; 26 cm
  • Edition: Rev. and expanded ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Free Press, 1996, c1974.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Black theater, U.S.A.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
[1] The Early Period 1847-1938 * Ira Aldridge - "The Black doctor" * Victor Sejour - "The brown overcoat" * William Wells Brown - "The escape; or, a leap for freedom" * Paul Laurence Dunbar and Jesse A. Shipp - "In Dahomey" * W.E.B. Du Bois - "Star of Ethiopia" * United States Food Administration - "Why we are at war" * Garland Anderson - "Appearances" * Angelina Grimke - "Rachel" * Alice Dunbar-Nelson - "Mine eyes have seen" * Mary Burrill - "Aftermath" * Mary Burrill - "They that sit in darkness" * Myrtle Smith Livingston - "For unborn children" * Ruth Gaines-Shelton - "The church fight" * Eulalie Spence - "Undertow" * Marita Odette (Occomy) Bonner - "The purple flower" * Willis Richardson - "The Deacon's awakening" * Jean Toomer - "Balo" * Georgia Douglas Johnson - "A Sunday morning in the South" * John Matheus - "'Cruiter" * Randolph Edmonds - "Old Man Pete" * H. F. V. Edward - "Job hunters" * Langston Hughes - "Don't you want to be free?" * Theodore Ward - "Big white fog" * Zora Neale Hurston - "The first one" * May Miller - "Graven images" * Theodore Browne - "Natural man" * Charles Fuller - "A soldier's play" * John D. Silvera and Abram Hill - "Liberty deferred" -- [2] The recent period, 1935-today * Langston Hughes - "Mulatto" * Richard Wright and Paul Green - "Native Son" * Louis Peterson - "Take a giant step" * Lorraine Hansberry - "A raisin in the sun" * Lonne Elder III - "Ceremonies in dark old men" * Thomas Pawley - "The tumult and the shouting" * Langston Hughes - "Limitations of life" * Abram Hill - "On Strivers Row" * Douglas Turner Ward - "Day of Absence" * James Baldwin - "The amen corner" * Owen Dodson - "The confession stone" * Adrienne Kennedy - "Funnyhouse of a Negro" * Alice Childress - "Wine in the wilderness" * Ntozake Shange - "For Colored girls who have considered suicide ..." * Robbie McCauley - "Sally's rape" * Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) - "Dutchman" * Ed Bullins - "Goin' a Buffalo" * Ben Caldwell - "Prayer meeting: Or, the first militant preacher" * Ted Shine - "Contribution" * Kalamu ya Salaam - "Blk love song #1" * George C. Wolfe - "The Colored museum" * Aishah Rahman - "The mojo and the sayso" * Anna Deavere Smith - "Fires in the mirror."
Subject: American drama > African American authors.
African Americans > Drama.

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