Colored contradictions : an anthology of contemporary African-American plays


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Elam, Harry Justin Alexander Robert


Keyword(s):
American drama -- African American authors. American drama -- 20th century. African Americans -- Drama. Drama. USA. Schwarze.


Year:
1996


Pages:
viii, 643 p.


Publisher:
Plume


Publisher location:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A.


Accession number:
34651437


Label:
Box 116


Notes:
23 cm. Introduction / Harry J. Elam, Jr. -- Foreword / Robert Alexander -- Section one: Smashing stereotypes and embracing icons. I ain't yo' uncle / Robert Alexander -- The Little Tommy Parker celebrated colored minstrel show / Carlyle Brown -- Re/membering Aunt Jemima: a menstrual show / Breena Clarke, Glenda Dickerson -- Section two: Black men at risk. for black boys who have considered homicide when the streets were too much / Keith Antar Mason -- Fierce love / Pomo Afro Homos -- Tod, the boy, Tod / Talvin Wilks -- Section three: Reconstructing Black womanhood. Big butt girls, hard-headed women / Rhodessa Jones -- Shakin' the mess outta misery / Shay Youngblood -- Come down burning / Kia Corthron -- Section four: The Black family in crisis. Crying holy / Wayne Corbitt -- Before it hits home / Cheryl L. West -- Imperceptible mutabilities in the third kingdom / Suzan-Lori Parks. edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr., and Robert Alexander. Book


URLS:
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Language:
English


Call number:
LC: PS628.N4; Dewey: 812/.54080896073


ISBN:
ISBN: 0452274974; 9780452274976 LCCN: 96-15948


Research notes:
Insert between cover and first leaf


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