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A history of African American theatre

Author: Errol Hill; James Vernon Hatch
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Cambridge studies in American theatre and drama.
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This is the first definitive history of African-American theatre. The text embraces a wide geography investigating companies from coast to coast as well as the anglophone Caribbean and African-American companies touring Europe, Australia, and Africa.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Errol Hill; James Vernon Hatch
ISBN: 0521624436 9780521624435 052162472X 9780521624725
OCLC Number: 50696418
Description: xxiv, 608 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Slavery and conquest: background to black theatre --
The African theatre to Uncle Tom's Cabin --
The Civil War to The Creole Show --
American minstrelsy in black and white --
New vistas: plays, spectacles, musicals, and opera --
The struggle continues --
The Harlem Renaissance --
Educational theatre --
The Caribbean connection --
The Great Depression and federal theatre --
Creeping toward integration --
From Hansberry to Shange --
The millennium --
Theatre scholarship 2002.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in American theatre and drama.
Responsibility: Errol G. Hill and James V. Hatch.
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