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Celia, a slave

Author: Barbara Seyda; Nicholas Wright
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2016]
Series: Yale drama series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Barbara Seyda's stunningly theatrical Celia, a Slave is a vivid tableau of interviews with the dead that interweaves oral histories with official archival records. Powerful, poetic, and stylistically bold, this work foregrounds twenty-three diverse characters to recall the events that led to the hanging of nineteen-year-old Celia, an African American slave convicted in a Missouri court of murdering her master, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Celia; Celia
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Seyda; Nicholas Wright
ISBN: 0300197063 9780300197068
OCLC Number: 944209977
Description: xi, 94 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Yale drama series.
Responsibility: Barbara Seyda ; foreword by Nicholas Wright.

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The ninth winner of the Yale Drama Series is a searing and powerful drama of slave litigation, injustice, institutional racism, and the rule of law.  Read more...

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