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In search of a model for African-American drama : a study of selected plays by Lorraine Hansberry, Amiri Baraka, and Ntozake Shange

Author: Philip U Effiong
Publisher: Lanham, MD : University Press of America, ©2000.
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This work is a comparative study of how these three dramatists seek and devise new models to address the specific conditions of Blacks in America. Each writer relies on a different approach, each  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Effiong, Philip U.
In search of a model for African-American drama.
Lanham, MD : University Press of America, ©2000
(OCoLC)606400827
Named Person: Lorraine Hansberry; Amiri Baraka; Ntozake Shange; Amiri Baraka; Lorraine Hansberry; Ntozake Shange; Lorraine Hansberry; Imamu Amiri Baraka; Ntozake Shange
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip U Effiong
ISBN: 0761817506 9780761817505
OCLC Number: 44405761
Description: xii, 248 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 From Invisibility to Reevaluation 1 --
Chapter 2 Realistic, Mythic, Idealistic: Hansberry and the African Image 27 --
Chapter 3 Violence and Sacrificial Rebirth: Baraka's Ritual Drama 69 --
Chapter 4 Communal to Individual: Poetic Licensing in Shange's Drama 123 --
Chapter 5 Ritualizing the Black Theatre 171 --
Chapter 6 Directions and Counter Directions 189.
Responsibility: Philip Uko Effiong.

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