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The Resource African-American performance and theater history : a critical reader, edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr., David Krasner, (electronic resource)

African-American performance and theater history : a critical reader, edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr., David Krasner, (electronic resource)

Label
African-American performance and theater history : a critical reader
Title
African-American performance and theater history
Title remainder
a critical reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr., David Krasner
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
African American Performance and Theater History is an anthology of critical writings that explores the intersections of race, theater, and performance in America. Assembled by two esteemed scholars in black theater, Harry J. Elam, Jr. and David Krasner, and composed of essays from acknowledged authorities in the field, this anthology is organized into four sections representative of the ways black theater, drama, and performance interact and enact continual social, cultural, and political dialogues. Ranging from a discussion of dramatic performances of Uncle Tom's Cabin to the Black Art Movem
Dewey number
792/.089/96073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Elam, Harry Justin
  • Krasner, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American theater
  • American drama
  • African Americans
  • African Americans in literature
Label
African-American performance and theater history : a critical reader, edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr., David Krasner, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-356) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Beyond a liberal audience
  • William Sonnega
  • Deep skin: reconstructing Congo Square
  • Joseph R. Roach
  • "Calling on the Spirit": the performativity of Black women's faith in the Baptist church spiritual traditions and its radical possibilities for resistance
  • Telia U. Anderson
  • The chitlin circuit
  • Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
  • Audience and Africanisms in August Wilson's dramaturgy: a case study
  • Sandra G. Shannon
  • The device of race: an introduction
  • Black minstrelsy and double inversion, circa 1890
  • Annemarie Bean
  • Black Salome: exoticism, dance, and racial myths
  • David Krasner
  • Uh tiny land mass just outside of my vocabulary: expression of creative nomadism and contemporary African American playwrights
  • Kimberly D. Dixon
  • Attending Walt Whitman High: the lessons of Pomo Afro Homos' Dark fruit
  • Jay Plum
  • Acting out miscegenation
  • Diana R. Paulin
  • Harry J. Elam, Jr.
  • Birmingham's Federal Theater Project Negro Unit: the administration of race
  • Tina Redd
  • The Black performer and the performance of blackness: The escape; or, A leap to freedom by William Wells Brown and No place to be somebody by Charles Gordone
  • Harry J. Elam, Jr.
  • The costs of re-membering: what's at stake in Gayl Jone's Corregidora
  • Christina E. Sharpe
  • African American theater: the state of the profession, past, present, and future /
  • roundtable discussion edited by
  • Harry J. Elam, Jr.,
  • David Krasner
  • Uncle Tom's women
  • Afterword:
  • change is coming
  • David Krasner
  • Judith Williams
  • Political radicalism and artistic innovation in the works of Lorraine Hansberry
  • Margaret B. Wilkerson
  • The Black arts movement: performance, neo-orality, and the destruction of the "white thing"
  • Mike Sell
Control code
ocm70734775
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 367 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786610655038
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70734775
Label
African-American performance and theater history : a critical reader, edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr., David Krasner, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-356) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Beyond a liberal audience
  • William Sonnega
  • Deep skin: reconstructing Congo Square
  • Joseph R. Roach
  • "Calling on the Spirit": the performativity of Black women's faith in the Baptist church spiritual traditions and its radical possibilities for resistance
  • Telia U. Anderson
  • The chitlin circuit
  • Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
  • Audience and Africanisms in August Wilson's dramaturgy: a case study
  • Sandra G. Shannon
  • The device of race: an introduction
  • Black minstrelsy and double inversion, circa 1890
  • Annemarie Bean
  • Black Salome: exoticism, dance, and racial myths
  • David Krasner
  • Uh tiny land mass just outside of my vocabulary: expression of creative nomadism and contemporary African American playwrights
  • Kimberly D. Dixon
  • Attending Walt Whitman High: the lessons of Pomo Afro Homos' Dark fruit
  • Jay Plum
  • Acting out miscegenation
  • Diana R. Paulin
  • Harry J. Elam, Jr.
  • Birmingham's Federal Theater Project Negro Unit: the administration of race
  • Tina Redd
  • The Black performer and the performance of blackness: The escape; or, A leap to freedom by William Wells Brown and No place to be somebody by Charles Gordone
  • Harry J. Elam, Jr.
  • The costs of re-membering: what's at stake in Gayl Jone's Corregidora
  • Christina E. Sharpe
  • African American theater: the state of the profession, past, present, and future /
  • roundtable discussion edited by
  • Harry J. Elam, Jr.,
  • David Krasner
  • Uncle Tom's women
  • Afterword:
  • change is coming
  • David Krasner
  • Judith Williams
  • Political radicalism and artistic innovation in the works of Lorraine Hansberry
  • Margaret B. Wilkerson
  • The Black arts movement: performance, neo-orality, and the destruction of the "white thing"
  • Mike Sell
Control code
ocm70734775
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 367 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786610655038
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70734775

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