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Their place on the stage : Black women playwrights in America

Author: Elizabeth Brown-Guillory
Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, 1988.
Series: Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, no. 117.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Alice Childress; Lorraine Hansberry; Ntozake Shange; Ntozake Shange; Lorraine Hansberry; Alice Childress
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Brown-Guillory
ISBN: 0313259852 9780313259852
OCLC Number: 17765798
Description: xiv, 163 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Black theater tradition and women playwrights of the Harlem Renaissance --
2. Alice Childress, Lorraine Hansberry, Ntozake Shange : carving a place for themselves on the American stage --
3. Tonal form : symbols as shapers of "theater of struggle --
4. Structural form : African American initiation and survival rituals --
5. Mirroring the dark and beautiful warriors : images of Blacks --
6. The African continuum : the prgeny in the New World --
Afterword / Bloria T. Hull.
Series Title: Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, no. 117.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Brown-Guillory ; foreword by Margaret Walker Alexander ; afterword by Gloria T. Hull.

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