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Black theatre : ritual performance in the African diaspora

Author: Paul Carter Harrison; Victor Leo Walker, II.; Gus Edwards
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2002.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Carter Harrison; Victor Leo Walker, II.; Gus Edwards
ISBN: 1566399432 9781566399432 1566399440 9781566399449
OCLC Number: 48263784
Description: ix, 418 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Praise/word / Paul Carter Harrison --
pt. 1. African roots. Roots in African drama and theatre / J.C. de Graft --
The African heritage of African American art and performance / Babatunde Lawal --
Agones : the constitution of a practice / Tejumola Olaniyan --
What the twilight says : an overture / Derek Walcott --
Caribbean narrative : carnival characters--in life and in the mind / Gus Edwards --
Rebaptizing the world in our own terms : Black theatre and live arts in Britain / Michael McMillan and SuAndi --
pt. 2. Mythology and metaphysics. The fourth stage : through the mysteries of Ogun to the origin of Yoruba tragedy / Wole Soyinka --
The Candomblʹe and Eshu-Eleggua in Brazilian and Cuban Yoruba-based ritual / Marta Moreno Vega --
Legba and the politics of metaphysics : the trickster in Black drama / Femi Euba --
Art for life's sake : rituals and rights of self and other in the theatre of Aimʹe Cʹesaire / Keith L. Walker --
Sycorax mythology / May Joseph --
Conjuring as radical re/membering in the works of Shay Youngblood / Joni L. Jones --
Archetype and masking in LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka's Dutchman / Victor Leo Walker II --
pt. 3. Dramaturgical practice. The dramaturg's way : meditations on the cartographer at the crossroads / Deborah Wood Holton --
Introduction to Moon marked and touched by sun / Sydnʹe Mahone --
Kennedy's travelers in the American and African continuum / Paul K. Bryant-Jackson --
Mojo and the sayso : a drama of Nommo that asks, "Is your mojo working?" / Andrea J. Nouryeh --
Ritual poetics and rites of passage in Ntozake Shange's for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf / Jean Young --
pt. 4. Performance. Form and transformation : immanence of the soul in the performance modes of Black church and Black music / Paul Carter Harrison --
The sense of self in ritualizing new performance spaces for survival / Beverly J. Robinson --
Barbara Ann Teer : from holistic training to liberating rituals / Lundeana M. Thomas --
Bopera theory / Amiri Baraka --
From hip-hop to Hittite : part X / Keith Antar Mason --
Members and lames : language in the plays of August Wilson / William W. Cook --
Porque tu no m'entrende? Whatcha mean you can't understand me? / Ntozake Shange --
Performance method / George C. Wolfe --
Afterword : testimony of a witness / Eleanor W. Traylor.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Carter Harrison, Victor Leo Walker II, Gus Edwards.
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