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Contemporary African American women playwrights : a casebook / edited by Philip C. Kolin.

Contemporary African American women playwrights : a casebook

Kolin, Philip C. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780415978262 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0415978262 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780415541121 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: ix, 207 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: London ; Routledge, 2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : the struggles and triumphs of staging gender and race in contemporary African American playwrights / 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 -- 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 -- "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.
Subject: American drama > African American authors > History and criticism.
American drama > Women authors > History and criticism.
American drama > 20th century > History and criticism.
African American women > Intellectual life.
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