RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 55617025 LA English T1 African American dramatists : an A to Z guide A1 Nelson, Emmanuel S., PB Greenwood Press PP Westport, Conn. YR 2004 SN 0313322333 9780313322334 AB "African American playwrights have received less critical attention than poets and novelists. This reference offers thorough critical assessments of more than 60 African American dramatists from the 19th century to the present." "Each entry is written by an expert contributor and provides a biography, a discussion of major works and themes, a survey of the dramatist's critical reception, and primary and secondary bibliographies. The volume closes with a selected, general bibliography."--BOOK JACKET.