Negro playwrights in the American theatre, 1925-1959 (Book, 1969) [WorldCat.org]
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Negro playwrights in the American theatre, 1925-1959

Author: Doris E Abramson
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1969.
Series: Columbia paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Between 1925 and 1959 only eighteen plays by fifteen Negro playwrights were produced in the New York professional theatre." Included are Wallace Thurman, Frank Wilson, Rudolph Fisher, Abram Hill, Theodore Browne, Theodore Ward, Richard Wright, William Branch, Alice Childress, Lofton Mitchell, Louis Peterson, and Lorraine Hansberry.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doris E Abramson
ISBN: 023103248X 9780231032483 0231085931 9780231085939
OCLC Number: 6324
Description: xii, 335 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Prologue --
Beginnings --
The Twenties --
The Thirties --
The Forties --
The Fifties --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Columbia paperback.
Responsibility: Doris E. Abramson.

Abstract:

"Between 1925 and 1959 only eighteen plays by fifteen Negro playwrights were produced in the New York professional theatre." Included are Wallace Thurman, Frank Wilson, Rudolph Fisher, Abram Hill, Theodore Browne, Theodore Ward, Richard Wright, William Branch, Alice Childress, Lofton Mitchell, Louis Peterson, and Lorraine Hansberry.

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